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Synonyms for streptococcus

spherical Gram-positive bacteria occurring in pairs or chains

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Inhibition of OM pathogens by alpha-hemolytic streptococci from healthy children, children with SOM and children with rAOM.
coli 128 67.72 Klebsiella pneumoniae 23 12.16 Coagulase-negative staphylococci 11 5.82 Enterococcus 9 4.76 Alpha-hemolytic streptococci 9 4.76 Pseudomonas aeruginosa 4 2.11 Acinetobacter baumannii 3 1.58 Proteus Mirabilis 2 1.05 Total 189 100 Table 2.
The skin of normal cat is populated with small numbers of Micrococcus, alpha-hemolytic Streptococci, Propionibacterium acnes, Acinetobacter and Staphylococcus spp.
Organisms cultured from biopsies of nasopharyngeal soft tissue included alpha-hemolytic streptococci, Staphylococcus aureus, Candida glabrata, and Candida albicans.
The oral cavity gradually becomes colonized with alpha-hemolytic streptococci in 90% of cases and staphylococci in 5 to 10%.