streptococcal pneumonia

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strep·to·coc·cal pneu·mo·ni·a

pneumonia due to Streptococcus pyogenes.


pertaining to or caused by a streptococcus.

streptococcal adenitis
a specific disease of pigs; see cervical abscess of pigs. A similar disease occurs in epidemics in dogs in kennels caused by Lancefield Group C Streptococcus. It is characterized by fever, pharyngitis, submaxillary lymph node enlargement and conjunctival discharge.
streptococcal dermatitis
on the face of piglets in lesions made by unclipped needle teeth.
streptococcal endocarditis
see bacterial endocarditis.
streptococcal enteritis
a rare disease in neonatal piglets and foals, characterized by mild enteritis and diarrhea.
streptococcal lympadenitis
see streptococcal adenitis (above).
streptococcal mastitis
bovine mastitis is caused by Streptococcus agalactiae, S. dysgalactiae, S. uberis.
streptococcal meningitis
a disease of young pigs caused by Streptococcus suis. There are a number of pathogenic serotypes but types I and II are particularly prevalent, type I in sucking pigs and type II in weaner pigs. Commonly affected sucking pigs are about 2 weeks old, and show signs of rigidity, hypersensitivity to touch and tetanic convulsions. There is a dramatic response to penicillin. Most pigs in a litter will be affected and successive litters will have the disease. There is also a suppurative arthritis.
neonatal streptococcal septicemia
streptococcal infection in newborn calves, piglets, lambs and puppies causes a syndrome of polyarthritis, meningitis, choroiditis and in calves an endophthalmitis.
streptococcal pneumonia
bacterial pneumonia of lambs, calves and in horses either primary or as secondary infections in viral disease. Infection is usually Streptococcus pneumoniae or S. zooepidemicus.
streptococcal polyarthritis
common in neonates of all species especially piglets; characterized by pain, heat and swellings of a number of joints.
streptococcal septicemia
is part of streptococcal infections in neonates and occurs also in calves caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae. Affected calves show a peracute illness with fever and petechiation of mucosae.
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