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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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Streptococcus suis is a zoonotic agent responsible for both sporadic and outbreak human disease in several Asian countries (1-3).
The Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health is today (November 11) investigating a case of infection by Streptococcus suis, a kind of bacteria from pigs.
Chen, "Complete genome sequence of Streptococcus suis serotype 16 strain TL13," Genome Announcements, vol.
The bacteria that were used in this study were Salmonella typhi (PTCC 1319), Escherichia coli (PTCC 1533), Haemophilus influenzae (PTCC 1484), Pseudomonas aeruginosa (PTCC 1310), Klebsiella oxytoca (PTCC 1609), Antro bacter (PTCC 1298), Staphylococcus aureus, Listeria monocytogenes, Staphylococcus epidermidi, Staphylococcus haemolyticus, Streptococcus suis, Treptococcus dysgalactiae, Clostridium Perfringens, Actinomyces israelii, Clostridium botulinum, Actinomyces europaeus.
Identification, molecular characterization and functional analysis of antigens/toxins of Streptococcus suis, Mannheimia haemolytica and Fusobacterium necrophorum are his primary research focuses.
A small proportion of samples also tested positive for other pathogens including Haemophilus Influenzae type B and Streptococcus suis, it said.
En humanos se han realizado estudios sobre la adherencia de Streptococcus pyogenes a los glicosamionoglicanos de la mucosa de las trompas de Eustaquio (13), tambien en suinos se ha descrito la colonizacion temprana de Streptococcus suis a la mucosa del tracto respiratorio, especificamente de la orofaringe mediante adherencia a glicanos (9).
Deterction of streptococcus suis by in situ hybridization, indirect immunofluorescent, and peroxidase-antiperoxidase assays in formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded tissues sections from pigs.
En Holanda en 102 veterinarios examinados para Streptococcus suis tipo II, Brucela abortus, Leptospira y virus de la coriomeningitis linfocitica y adicionalmente 191 muestras de suero de criadores de cerdos, se encontro una mayor seroconversion por parte de los veterinarios a Streptococcus suis (6%), Brucela abortus (4.
The text's 26 chapters discuss a variety of topics, including biologically active peptides in streptococci, structure and biosynthesis of the pneumococcal cell wall, genetic regulation of virulence in Streptococcus pneumoniae, genome-wide screening of essential genes of Streptococcus pneumoniae, molecular epidemiology and mechanisms for antibiotic resistance in Streptococcus pneumoniae, molecular pathogenesis group B streptococcal infections, virulence mechanisms of Streptococcus suis, protocol for conjugal transfer of genetic elements in Streptococcus pneumoniae, preparation and analysis of pneomococcal murein (peptidoglycan), detection of penicillin-binding proteins, and mouse models of pneumococcal infection.
A center spokeswoman said samples from both cases tested negative for pig-borne Streptococcus suis and for the often-deadly H5N1 strain of bird flu.