Streptococcus agalactiae(redirected from S.agalactiae)
a species found in the milk and tissues from udders of cows with mastitis; also reported to be associated with various human infections, especially those of the urogenital tract.
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Streptococcus agalactiaeA streptococcus normally found in the GI tract, which may cause UTIs, subacute bacterial endocarditis. See Group A Streptococcus, Group B Streptococcus.
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Strep·to·coc·cus ag·a·lac·ti·ae(strep'tō-kok'ŭs ā-găl-ak'shē-ē)
A streptococcal species that possesses the Lancefield group B antigen present in the cell wall; a significant cause of bacteremia, pneumonia, and meningitis in newborns.
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