Streptococcus intermedius

Streptococcus intermedius

one of a heterogenous collection of streptococci, generally found in the mouth or upper respiratory tract; classification is generally established by fermentation patterns, analysis of the sugar composition of the cell wall, and use of sugar production patterns.

Strep·to·coc·cus in·ter·me·di·us

(strep'tō-kok'ŭs in-tĕr-mē'dē-ŭs)
One of a heterogeneous group of streptococci, generally found in the mouth or upper respiratory tract; classification is generally established by fermentation patterns, analysis of the sugar composition of the cell wall, and use of sugar production patterns.
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Streptococcus milleri comprises a group of three distinct gram-positive species: Streptococcus intermedius, Streptococcus constellatus, and Streptococcus anginosus.
Distribution of the intermedilysin gene among the anginosus group streptococci and correlation between intermedilysin production and deep-seated infection with Streptococcus intermedius.
5,9] Bacteroides fragilis, Fusobacterium nucleatum, Staphylococus epidermidis, Streptococcus intermedius, Streptococcus agalactiae and Candida albicans [sup.
Splenic abscess in an infant caused by Streptococcus intermedius.
Streptococcus intermedius causing infective endocarditis and abscesses: a report of three cases and review of the literature.
Streptococcus intermedius, Streptococcus constellatus, and Streptococcus anginosus (the Streptococcus milleri group): association with different body sites and clinical infections.
Comparison of clindamycin and metronidazole for the treatment of experimental intraabdominal sepsis produced by Bacteroides fragilis and Streptococcus intermedius.
Experimental endocarditis induction and platelet aggregation by Streptococcus anginosus, Streptococcus constellatus and Streptococcus intermedius.
Cervical spinal cord intramedullary abscess caused by Streptococcus intermedius
1) In this report, we present a case of an abscess in the cervical spinal cord caused by Streptococcus intermedius that developed acutely in an otherwise healthy middle-aged woman.
Forty-eight hours after surgery, results of the cultures showed growth of Streptococcus intermedius.
Another source of Streptococcus intermedius is lower gastrointestinal cancer.

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