streptococci


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strep·to·coc·ci

(strep'tō-kok'sī), Avoid the mispronunciation strep-tō-kok'ī.
Plural of streptococcus.

strep·to·coc·ci

(strep'tō-kok'sī)
Plural of streptococcus.

Streptococcus (plural, streptococci)

A genus of spherical-shaped anaerobic bacteria occurring in pairs or chains. Sydenham's chorea is considered a complication of a streptococcal throat infection.
Mentioned in: Sydenham's Chorea

streptococci

bacterial members of the genus Streptococcus.
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The report presents a detailed analysis of the Streptococci diagnostics market in the US, Europe (France, Germany, Italy, Spain, UK) and Japan.
Another type of bacteria, Lactobacillus paracasei, found in kefir, reduces levels of mutans streptococci and decreases the number of cavities in rats, researchers found.
Although streptococci are a frequent cause of early-onset sepsis in newborns, non-group B or D streptococci comprise only [approximately equal to] 1% of cases of early-onset neonatal sepsis; the condition is primarily associated with viridans streptococci (5).
While these organisms are commonly associated with purulent infections and abscess formation, they are less commonly the cause of endocarditis than the other viridans streptococci (13).
Internalization may lead to carriage and persistence of streptococci and/or to invasion of deeper tissues, depending on virulence of the invading bacterium and the site of infection.
Furthermore, viridans streptococci are the leading cause of native valve endocarditis especially in subacute cases (1).
Description and evaluation of the semiautomated 4-hour rapid ID 32 Strep method for identification of streptococci and related genera.
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Candida albicans, Escherichia coli, and group B streptococci all were associated with elevations in specific cytokines in the 244 women enrolled in the study who were available for interim analysis, Marijane A.
Vaccines covered by the Agreement include those for the prevention of diseases caused by Group A streptococci, Group B streptococci, Pneumococci, Group B meningococci, anthrax bacilli and urinary tract infection (UTI) associated E.
Streptococci or staphylococci in combination with anaerobic oral flora such as Peptostreptococcus or Bacteroides species are the most prevalent pathogens in necrotizing fasciitis.
Xylitol affects the mutans streptococci bacteria associated with dental caries but not through an antibiotic mechanism such as chlorhexedine.