streptococcal

(redirected from streptococcal pneumonia)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical.
Related to streptococcal pneumonia: pneumococcal pneumonia

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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.streptococcal - of or relating to or caused by streptococci
Translations
streptococcique

strep·to·coc·cal

a. estreptocócico-a, rel. a estreptococos;
___ infectionsinfecciones ___ -s.
References in periodicals archive ?
Streptococcal pneumonia was considered to be most common causative agent in community acquired pneumonia by 54.
Global Markets Direct's, 'Streptococcal Pneumonia - Pipeline Review, H1 2016', provides an overview of the Streptococcal Pneumonia pipeline landscape.
entitled the "carriage rates, circulating serotypes and antibiotics resistance among streptococcal pneumonia in healthy infants in Yei, South Sudan" at http://www.
Lewis Mullins died just over a year ago, nine days after his first birthday, after suffering streptococcal pneumonia which he developed after having chickenpox.
Pathologist Dr Alun Rees, who listed the cause of death as sepsis and streptococcal pneumonia, told Aberdare Coroners' Court that Ms Petrides' "aggressive and rapid" infection was very rare.
star, who was laid perilously low with streptococcal pneumonia, is recording new material.
star, who was laid low with streptococcal pneumonia, is recording new material.
Probably because most US military camps had experienced epidemics of measles with fatal streptococcal pneumonia during winter 1917-spring 1918, he was given 100 mL anti-streptococcus antiserum intravenously.
A Merseyside Police spokeswoman confirmed Rhianna had died of streptococcal pneumonia in the early hours of February 5.
A key consideration is that Ketek is approved for multidrug-resistant streptococcal pneumonia, which accounts for 22% of all strep pneumonia cultured from respiratory tract infections, said Dr.
Those organisms are multidrug resistant; but macrolide resistance (to azithromycin, clarithromycin, or erythromycin) "exceeds 30%, so Ketek is also "an important alternative for patients who are at risk for multidrug-resistant streptococcal pneumonia, whether it be for acute sinusitis, acute exacerbations of chronic bronchitis, or community-acquired pneumonia," he added.

Full browser ?