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Streptococcus. Normal residence. Infection. Group C and G (pyogenes-like or large colony forming organisms) GGS (S. equi, S. equisimillis, S. zooepidemicus)


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Pathogenesis and classification. In addition to streptococcal pharyngitis (strep throat), certain Streptococcus species are responsible for many cases of pink eye, meningitis, bacterial pneumonia, endocarditis, erysipelas, and necrotizing fasciitis (the 'flesh-eating' bacterial infections).


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The designations "group C Streptococcus" (GCS) and "group G Streptococcus" (GGS) are used by clinical microbiology laboratories to denote clinical isolates of streptococci that react with Lancefield group C or G typing serum and, like Streptococcus pyogenes (group A Streptococcus), form large


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The viridans streptococci are a large group of commensal streptococcal Gram-positive bacteria species that are either α-hemolytic, producing a green coloration on blood agar plates (hence the name "viridans", from Latin "vĭrĭdis", green), or nonhemolytic.


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INTRODUCTION. The Streptococcus anginosus group (also known as the Streptococcus milleri group) is a subgroup of viridans streptococci that consists of three distinct streptococcal species: S. anginosus, S. intermedius, and S. constellatus.


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Streptococcus Rosenbach 1884, genus. (Type genus of the family ¤ Streptococcaceae Deibel and Seeley 1974 [Approved Lists 1980]; type genus of the tribe ¤ Streptococceae Trevisan 1889 [Approved Lists 1980]).


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Group A beta streptococci are usually isolated on Blood agar. Streptococcus pyogenes produces. 1. Very small, white to grey colonies approximately 1mm in diameter.


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III-B. Biochemical differentiation among Streptococci: The various streptococci have genus-species Latin names. However, traditionally, clinical laboratories report them by their type of hemolysis and Lancefield serological group.


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25.08.2016 · Group B Streptococcus(GBS) is the most common cause of life-threatening infections in newborns; thus, GBS is the primary focus of any discussion about infections and pregnancy.


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Streptococci (plural of streptococcus) are bacteria that are commonly found harmlessly living in the human respiratory, gut and genitourinary systems. Several species are capable of causing disease in humans, including skin diseases. Streptococci are classified as Gram-positive cocci based on their


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Abstract. Streptococcus mutans is one of cariogenic microorganisms associated with tooth decay. According with the hypothesis of the ecological plaque, dental caries is the consequence of changes in the natural balance in the dental plaque microflora (oral microbial homeostasis).


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The genus streptococcus is comprised of many species of Gram positive cocci arranged in chains. They are distinguished from the other major genus of Gram-positive cocci – Staphylococcus by their cellular arrangement and their inability to …


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05.07.2017 · The vast majority of cases of cellulitis are likely caused by Streptococcus pyogenes and, to a lesser degree, by Staphylococcus aureus. In rare cases, cellulitis results from the metastatic seeding of an organism from a distant focus of infection, especially in immunocompromised individuals.


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Boxed Warning WARNING Serious and fatal blood dyscrasias (aplastic anemia, hypoplastic anemia, thrombocytopenia, and granulocytopenia) are known to occur after the administration of chloramphenicol.


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Micrococci. Micrococci are human commensals that colonize the skin, mucosa and oropharynx. Micrococcal species may occasionally cause invasive disease, usually in immunocompromised patients, the majority caused by M. luteus.


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Background— The purpose of this statement is to update the recommendations by the American Heart Association (AHA) for the prevention of infective endocarditis that were last published in 1997. Methods and Results— A writing group was appointed by the AHA for their expertise in prevention and


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Other Indications and Uses. Group A beta-hemolytic strep, Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans, Actinomyces israelii, Actinomyces naeslundii, Actinomyces odontolyticus, Afipia felis, Arachnia propionica, Arcanobacterium (Corynebacterium) haemolyticum, Bacillus anthracis, Bartonella henselae, Bartonella quintana, Bordetella …