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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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Streptococcus pyogenes (including streptococcal toxic shock syndrome and necrotizing fasciitis).
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pneumoniae-associated necrotizing fasciitis in the literature, symptoms and progression were similar compared with those caused by other bacteria such as Streptococcus pyogenes or Staphylococcus aureus.
Bacterial infection with pathogenic organisms like Streptococcus pyogenes is the only real indication for antibiotic use.
2001) Complete genome sequence of an M1 strain of Streptococcus pyogenes.
Dalbavancin and Oritavancin are IV-only lipoglycopeptides indicated for the treatment of adult patients with acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections (ABSSSI) caused by susceptible isolates for the treatment of ABSSI caused by Gram-positive microorganisms such as methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus (MSSA), methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), Streptococcus pyogenes, Streptococcus agalactiae, and Streptococcus anginosus group.
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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This report provides comprehensive information on the therapeutic development for Streptococcus Pyogenes Infections, complete with comparative analysis at various stages, therapeutics assessment by drug target, mechanism of action (MoA), route of administration (RoA) and molecule type, along with latest updates, and featured news and press releases.
Acute Streptococcus pyogenes infections may present as pharyngitis (strep throat), scarlet fever (rash), impetigo (infection of the superficial layers of the skin), or cellulitis (infection of the deep layers of the skin).
9] Viruses and Streptococcus pyogenes are considered to be the most frequent causes of this disease.

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