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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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Population-based study of invasive disease due to beta-hemolytic streptococci of groups other than A and B.
Beta-hemolytic streptococci (BHS) are the most common causative agents of perianal streptococcal dermatitis (PSD).
Cellulitis is usually caused by beta-hemolytic streptococci (BHS) susceptible to penicillin and other narrow-spectrum antibiotics," researchers led by Trond Bruun, MD, of the department of clinical science at the University of Bergen, Norway, wrote in a study published online on July 11, 2016, in Clinical Infectious Diseases.
pneumoniae, beta-hemolytic streptococci LOT 12 - VITEK saline solution LOT 13 - Etest strips to confirm or rule detection of Amp C LOT 14 - Etest strips to confirm or rule matalo- detection of beta-lactamase LOT 15 - Enterobacter Hormaechei (ATCC 700 323) LOT 16 - Stenotrophomonas Maltophylia (ATCC 17666) LOT 17 - Casseliflavus Enterococcus (ATCC 700 327) LOT 18 - Staphylococcus aureus (ATCC 29213) LOT 19 - Streptococcus pneumoniae (ATCC 49 619) LOT 20 - Candida parapsilosis (ATCC 22019) LOT 21 - Candida albicans (ATCC 14053) LOT 22 - Klebsiela pneumoniae (ATCC 700 603)
Antibiotic resistance pattern of group-a beta-hemolytic streptococci isolated from north Indian children.
4) (2000) found that the predominant aerobes in adenoids of his all groups (recurrent otitis media (ROM), recurrent adenotonsillitis (RAT), obstructive adenoid hypertrophy (OAH)) were alpha-hemolytic and gamma-hemolytic streptococci, Haemophilus influenzae, Staphylococcus aureus, group A beta-hemolytic streptococci, and Moraxella catarrhalis.
The most recent clinical practice guidelines published by the Infectious Diseases Society of America recommend treatment for infection with beta-hemolytic streptococci for outpatients with nonpurulent cellulitis (Clin.
In most clinical microbiology laboratories, the selection of colonies from primary cultures for further workup as putative beta-hemolytic streptococci (BHS) is made on the basis of the hemolytic reaction on blood agar (BA) as well as the colonial morphology (Anand et al.

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