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Related to Streptococcus pyogenes: Corynebacterium diphtheriae, Bordetella pertussis

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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Bacteria from adenoid tissue culture are Gram positive bacteria includes Streptococcus pneumoniae (40%), Staphylococcus aureus (35%), Enterococcus species (30%), Streptococcus viridians (20%), Streptococcus pyogenes (15%), Staphylococcus epidermidis (2%) and Gram negative bacteria includes Moraxella catarrhalis (13%), Klebsiella pneumoniae (5%), Hemophilus influenzae (2%), E.
The bactericidal activity of rhodomyrtone on Streptococcus pyogenes was studied using a time-kill assay.
4%), non-fermenting gram negative baciili (4%), CONS-coagulase negative staphylococci (1%), streptococcus pyogene (0.
Grup A streptokoklar (GAS) veya diger adiyla Streptococcus pyogenes insanlarda en sik gorulen ve basit enfeksiyondan olumcul enfeksiyona degisen genis bir yelpazede hastaliktan sorumlu olan patojen mikroorganizmalardir.
Genetic diversity and relationships among Streptococcus pyogenes strain expressing serotype M1 protein: recent intercontinental spread of a subclone causing episodes of invasive disease.
Researchers suggested that additional steps may need to be taken to protect children and adults from Streptococcus pneumoniae and Streptococcus pyogenes, particularly in schools, daycare centers and hospitals.
According to the company, it is now planning a phase II study in GBS with IdeS, an IgG-degrading enzyme of Streptococcus pyogenes that depletes IgG antibodies fast and effectively.
The disease is caused by a Streptococcus pyogenes, better known as group A streptococcus.
Streptococcus pyogenes (group A Streptococcus) is a gram-positive bacterium that causes several diseases in humans.
7% against Streptococcus pyogenes in the evaluable group, which were comparable outcomes to vancomycin/aztreonam combination.

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