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strep·to·coc·cus

 (strĕp′tə-kŏk′əs)
n. pl. strep·to·coc·ci (-kŏk′sī, -kŏk′ī)
Any of various round gram-positive bacteria of the genus Streptococcus that occur in pairs or chains and can cause various infections in humans, including strep throat, erysipelas, and scarlet fever.

strep·to·coc·cal (-kŏk′əl), strep·to·coc·cic (-kŏk′sĭk, -kŏk′ĭk) adj.

streptococcus

(ˌstrɛptəʊˈkɒkəs)
n, pl -cocci (-ˈkɒkaɪ; US -ˈkɒksaɪ)
(Microbiology) any Gram-positive spherical bacterium of the genus Streptococcus, typically occurring in chains and including many pathogenic species, such as S. pyogenes, which causes scarlet fever, sore throat, etc: family Lactobacillaceae. Often shortened to: strep
streptococcal, streptococcic adj

strep•to•coc•cus

(ˌstrɛp təˈkɒk əs)

n., pl. -coc•ci (-ˈkɒk saɪ, -si)
any of several spherical bacteria of the genus Streptococcus, occurring in pairs or chains, species of which cause such diseases as tonsillitis, pneumonia, and scarlet fever.
[1875–80; < New Latin; see strepto-, coccus]
strep`to•coc′cal (-ˈkɒk əl) strep`to•coc′cic (-ˈkɒk sɪk) adj.

strep·to·coc·cus

(strĕp′tə-kŏk′əs)
Plural streptococci (strĕp′tə-kŏk′sī, strĕp′tə-kŏk′ī)
Any of various bacteria that are normally found on the skin and mucous membranes and in the digestive tract of mammals. One kind of streptococcus causes especially severe infections in humans, including strep throat, scarlet fever, pneumonia, and blood infections.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.streptococcus - spherical Gram-positive bacteria occurring in pairs or chainsstreptococcus - spherical Gram-positive bacteria occurring in pairs or chains; cause e.g. scarlet fever and tonsillitis
eubacteria, eubacterium, true bacteria - a large group of bacteria having rigid cell walls; motile types have flagella
genus Streptococcus - a genus of bacteria
Translations
streptobacillestreptococciestreptocoque

streptococcus

[ˌstreptəʊˈkɒkəs] N (streptococci (pl)) [ˌstreptəʊˈkɒkaɪ]estreptococo m

streptococcus

n pl <streptococci> → Streptokokkus m

strep·to·coc·cus

n. estreptococo, género de microorganismo de la tribu Streptococceae, bacterias gram-positivas que se agrupan en pares o cadenas y que causan enfermedades serias.
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Knockout of intracellular [alpha]-amylase coding gene in Streptococcus bovis has shown 15-20% of cell growth with respect to wild type, highlighted its role in cell growth (Brooker and McCarthy, 1997).
Nastasi, "Streptococcus bovis endocarditis and colon cancer: myth or reality?
Pathogens 2012-2013 2014-Sep 2015 Total Gram positive Streptococcus agalactiae 7 0 7 (GBS) Staphylococcus aureus 3 1 4 Streptococcus mitis/oralis 3 0 3 Streptococcus salivarus 2 0 2 Enterococcus faecalis 2 0 2 Streptococcus anginosus 1 1 2 Streptococcus pneumoniae 0 1 1 Streptococcus bovis 0 1 1 Streptococcus dysgalactiae 0 1 1 Staphylococcus capitis 0 1 1 Gram negative Escherichia coli 4 1 5 Klebsiella pneumoniae 1 1 2 Haemophilus influenzae 0 2 2 Acinetobacter lwoffii 1 0 1 Enterobacter cloacae 1 0 1 Enterobacter 1 0 1 cloacae + Elizabethkingia meningoseptica Total 26 10 36
While the relationship between Streptococcus bovis bacteremia and colon cancer has been well established, rare cases of colon adenocarcinoma have been reported after exposure to other microorganisms.
CLP group (n = 30) Microorganism Colonisation (%) p value (a) F (%) A1 A2 GI Streptococcus mitis 63.3 73 100 3 0.458 Streptococcus oralis 6.6 100 100 3 0.665 Streptococcus pneumoniae 3.3 100 100 3 0.590 Streptococcus sanguinis 20 100 50 3 0.486 Streptococcus salivarius 26.6 50 87.5 3 0.100 Streptococcus vestibularis 10 100 100 3 0.090 Streptococcus bovis biovarl 26.6 75 87.5 3 0.343 Streptococcus acidominimus 6.6 50 50 3 0.492 Streptococcus dysgalactiae 6.6 50 50 2 0.848 Streptococcus uberis 6.6 100 100 3 0.663 Streptococcus anginosus 6.6 80 100 2 0.188 Streptococcus intermedius 16.6 100 50 3 0.952 Streptococcus constellatus 6.6 100 50 3 0.188 Lactobacillus spp.
Streptococcus bovis largely predominated in ruminating calves, young cattle and dairy cows along with variety of other enterococci.
coli and Gram-positive cocci, for instance, Streptococcus bovis. Recurrent E.
According to many authors, Group D Streptococci that contaminate waters are typical of animal waste (Streptococcus bovis and Streptococcus equinus) [49, 50, 51]; These species colonize cattle, horses and poultry although they may sometimes be present in humans [52, 53].
TABLA I CONSOLIDADO DE LOS RESULTADOS DE MASTITIS SUBCLINICA EN LOS ANIMALES DE ESTUDIO Predio # Total de Total de Porcentaje de animales animales animales en ordeno positivos positivos (%) 1 9 4 44,4 2 3 1 33,3 3 15 4 26,6 4 5 2 40 5 19 9 47,3 6 18 2 11,1 7 7 2 28,5 8 28 10 35,7 9 14 6 42,8 10 12 6 50 11 9 2 22,2 12 3 2 66,6 13 5 4 80 14 12 10 83,3 15 3 1 33,3 16 68 6 8,2 17 30 14 46,6 18 30 14 46,6 19 37 21 54,0 20 43 36 81,3 21 20 3 15 Total 390 157 40,25 TABLA II PORCENTAJE DE AISLAMIENTOS SEGUN GENERO Y ESPECIE BACTERIANA Bacterias aisladas # De % De Aislamientos Aislamientos Streptococcus bovis 3 1,96 Steprococcus uberis 6 3,92 Streptoccoccus agalactiae 2 1,30 Streptococcus lactis 9 5,88 Streptococcus pyogenes 3 1,96 Enterococcus spp.

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