Streptococcus agalactiae

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Strep·to·coc·cus ag·a·lac·ti·ae

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 agalactiae

A 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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Para la evaluacion de la especificidad se obtuvo hibridacion positiva con S.agalactiae proveniente de la represa de Betania, y con el S.
To perform controls on our incubator for strep cultures, I use 5% sheep's blood agar plates, S.agalactiae and S.pyogenes swabs to inoculate, and bacitracin discs.
A test for bacitracin susceptibility can be helpful in differentiating S.pyogenes from S.agalactiae. After overnight incubation at 35[degrees]C and 37[degrees]C on an SBA plate that has been heavily inoculated with three to four colonies of a pure culture of the organism, any zone of growth inhibition around the disk is interpreted as indicating susceptibility.