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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.
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Adj.1.streptococcal - of or relating to or caused by streptococci


a. estreptocócico-a, rel. a estreptococos;
___ infectionsinfecciones ___ -s.
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Group I underwent routine periodontal treatment methods for streptococcal gingivitis, while a supportive treatment that involved an antacid chewing tablet two times a day for a week based on the microorganism's growth characteristics was used on patients in Group II.
There are several streptococcal infections that can be cause by the streptococcus bacteria ranging from the more mild and highly common throat infections to more serious infections of the blood or organs, (https://www.
The role of these drugs in streptococcal infection outcome is frequently discussed; they seem to cause an increase of severe infection, most probably in children (10).
Streptococcal species-associated sepsis in burn patients have been reported in the literature, but are usually due to Group A [beta]-hemolytic Streptococcus.
Beta-hemolytic streptococci (BHS) are the most common causative agents of perianal streptococcal dermatitis (PSD).
Global Markets Direct's, 'Streptococcal Infections - Pipeline Review, H1 2016', provides an overview of the Streptococcal Infections pipeline landscape.
The diseases caused by Group A Streptococcus range from pyoderma to severe invasive infections [3,4] and the post streptococcal acute rheumatic fever and acute glomerular nephritis [5]), two potentially serious non-suppurative complications.
THE CLINICAL QUESTION Is tonsillectomy an appropriate treatment modality for this adult patient's refractory group A [beta]-hemolytic streptococcal pharyngitis, in light of her history of recurrent infections?
The results from this study are supportive of previous studies conducted on BLIS K12, where prophylactic administration of BLIS K12 to children with a history of recurrent oral streptococcal infection resulted in clinically meaningful reductions in the episodes of both streptococcal and viral infections, along with concomitant reductions in the number of days using an antibiotic and days absent from school.
And almost all impetigo probably begins as a streptococcal infection, even though the staphylococci outnumber the streptococci over time," said Dr.
Guttate psoriasis often follows a beta hemolytic streptococcal upper respiratory tract infection.
Acute rheumatic fever is a nonsuppurative, immune-mediated consequence of group A streptococcal pharyngitis (strep throat).