streptococci


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Synonyms for streptococci

spherical Gram-positive bacteria occurring in pairs or chains

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Epidemiology and pathogenicity of zoonotic streptococci.
12,13) In 1999, Vieira et al classified all p-hemolytic, large-colony forming Group G streptococci found in human infections as Streptococcus dysgalactiae subspecies equisimilis (SDSE) (9,12,14,15,16) and Streptococcus dysgalactiae subspecies dysgalactiae (SDSD) for animal isolates of Group C.
Whether group B streptococci are also a cause of preterm premature rupture of membrane and preterm labour has been the subject of conflicting reports.
Mutans streptococci are classified serologically on the basis of the chemical composition of its exopolysaccharides, also known as cell surface serotype-specific rhamnose-glucose polymers (RGPs).
Molecular and chemotaxonomic approaches to the classification of streptococci, enterococci, and lactococci: a review.
Another type of bacteria, Lactobacillus paracasei, found in kefir, reduces levels of mutans streptococci and decreases the number of cavities in rats, researchers found.
The increasing resistance to macrolides among group B streptococci has been observed during recent years in many countries.
Thirty to fifty percent of endogenous endophthalmitis cases are caused by streptococci, while Staphylococcus aureus is responsible for 25% of cases and Gram-negative bacilli for 30% of cases (11-12).
Group A streptococci (GAS) show an incredible history of changing disease pattern (1).
of Kaiserslautern, Germany) and Chhatwal (Helmholtz Center for Infection Research, Germany) present a state- of-the-art review of recent technology and research results in the bacterial genomics of streptococci.