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cocci

 [kok´si] (L.)
a plural of coccus.

coc·ci

(kok'sī), Avoid the mispronunciation kok'ī.
Plural of coccus.

cocci

/coc·ci/ (kok´si) plural of coccus.

cocci

(kŏk′sī, kŏk′ī)
n.
Plural of coccus.

coccus

[kok′əs] pl. cocci
Etymology: Gk, kokkos, berry
a bacterium that is round, spheric, or oval, such as gonococcus, pneumococcus, staphylococcus, and streptococcus. coccal, adj.

coc·ci

(kok'sī)
Plural of coccus.

cocci

round, spheroid or ovoid bacteria

cocci

[L.] plural of coccus.
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An additional gram-positive rod and gram-positive cocci (oehemolytic) were identified but could not be further speciated.
10) Although, Gram-positive cocci are generally accepted as main pathogens, more attention must be paid to representatives of other taxonomic groups.
Comparison of direct colony method versus extraction method for identification of gram-positive cocci by use of Bruker Biotyper matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization-time of flight mass spectrometry.
Consider those cases where a patient does not have a bloodstream infection, but the positive blood culture results are indicative of Gram Positive Cocci in Clusters (GPCC).
On the basis of staining, maximum number of bacteria was Gram's positive rods, followed by Gram's positive Cocci and only one isolate was Gram's negative Cocci.
The k=1,2,3 correspond to bacilli, cocci and spiral, respectively.
The biofilms were composed of gram-positive cocci in pairs that were likely consistent with Staphylococcus epidermidis.
The results of investigations at this stage were as follows: oral fistula swab--2+ yeast cells, 2+ Gram-positive cocci and 3+ Gram-negative rods; no inflammatory cells seen.
Another three different bacterial solutions (Bacilli, Cocci A, and Cocci B) were prepared.
The isolates enriched in As(III) medium were rod-shaped or bacillus (23/26), cocci (2/26) and cocco-bacillus (1/26) [Table 1].
Leuconostoc spp are gram-positive cocci known to be present in plant, milk, dairy products and wine (1).
WE have been having trouble with our cocci in Newburn this week.