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Synonyms for streptococcus

spherical Gram-positive bacteria occurring in pairs or chains

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Conclusion: The use of antacids in addition to conventional periodontal treatment may be effective in the treatment of oral streptococcal infections.
Blistering distal dactylitis: a manifestation of group A beta-hemolytic streptococcal infection.
Increase in invasive emm1 group A streptococcal infections in Nord and Pas de Calais departments in 2016 [in French] [cited 2016 Dec 26].
Molecular epidemiological investigation of an outbreak of invasive beta-haemolytic streptococcal infection in western Norway.
In the present study, the incidence of [beta]-haemolytic streptococcal infection in the paediatric patients in the age group of 5 to 13 years presenting with sore throat and pyrexia in Government Rajaji Hospital, Madurai was 76%.
The most commonly accused factors are recurrent infections, genetic tendency, or possible psychosocial stress, although controversial studies have reported a pathogenic link between neuropsychiatric exacerbation and streptococcal infection (2,3).
In the final Jones criteria, it was reported that recurrent attacks can be diagnosed with two major criteria or one major criterion and two minor or three minor criteria in presence of evidence of preceding streptococcal infection.
And almost all impetigo probably begins as a streptococcal infection, even though the staphylococci outnumber the streptococci over time," said Dr.
Due to its common presentation after a streptococcal infection and probable completion of antibiotic therapy, it is important not to confuse guttate psoriasis with an antibiotic allergy due to the treatment of the allergy worsening the psoriasis.
The youngster, who cannot be identified, was born with a streptococcal infection, which medics negligently failed to treat in time.
Indeed, the authors of the systematic review noted that streptococcal infection is associated with psoriasis onset in some patients, but said it was unknown whether tonsillectomy decreases psoriasis symptoms in those patients.
Among them, streptococcal infection has been commonly implicated (6,7).
Dr Theresa Lamagni, PHE's Head of Streptococcal Infection Surveillance, said: 'As scarlet fever cases continue to increase, PHE are working closely with healthcare professionals to assess the impact on the frequency of complications.
Three cases of healthy young women with influenza B who developed a severe streptococcal infection leading to septic shock and death and whose infection was sustained by S.
Unfortunately it isharder to eliminate the streptococcal carrier state than it is to treat an acute streptococcal infection.
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