genus Streptococcus


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Noun1.genus Streptococcus - a genus of bacteria
bacteria genus - a genus of bacteria
family Lactobacillaceae, family Lactobacteriaceae, Lactobacillaceae, Lactobacteriaceae - lactic acid bacteria and important pathogens; bacteria that ferment carbohydrates chiefly into lactic acid
strep, streptococci, streptococcus - spherical Gram-positive bacteria occurring in pairs or chains; cause e.g. scarlet fever and tonsillitis
Streptococcus anhemolyticus - a species of bacteria
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More than 700 species of bacteria are identified in the oral cavity and some of them are responsible for caries and other periodontal diseases, among them we can highlight the bacteria of the genus Streptococcus (Melo et al., 2017).
In the oral and abdominal cavities, we found a gram-positive coccus of the genus Streptococcus. In the 5 % fixed cadaver, we found Enterobacter aerogenes in all samples except for the skin surface, on which we found Serratia odorifera.
There are currently 74 species under the genus Streptococcus. [1] Streptococcus pyogenesis the most pathogenic bacterium in the genus Streptococcus; the agent that causes bacterial pharyngitis, impetigo, scarlet fever, rheumatic fever and a host of other infections including severe invasive diseases.
coli), Enterococci (genus Streptococcus), Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Proteus species and excessive concentrations of nitrates/nitrites.
The genus Streptococcus was found most frequently in both the CLP and CSP groups in the neonatal period (63%), whereas Streptococcus mitis (S.
Ezaki, "Determination of 16S rRNA sequences of Streptococcus mitis and Streptococcus gordonii and phylogenetic relationships among members of the genus Streptococcus," International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology, vol.
The genus Streptococcus was named by Austrian surgeon Theodor Billroth, who in 1874 described "small organisms as found in either isolated or arranged in pairs, sometimes in chains" in cases of erysipelas or wound infections.