Streptococcus salivarius

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Strep·to·coc·cus sa·li·va·ri·us

a bacterial species found in the human mouth, throat, and nasopharynx, and associated with dental disease.

Strep·to·coc·cus sa·li·va·ri·us

(streptŏ-kokŭs sal-varē-ŭs)
Bacteria present in plaque biofilm that may result in endocarditis and dental decay.
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oral taxon 058, Peptostreptococcus stomatis, Streptococcus salivarius, Streptococcus gordonii, Gemella haemolysans, Gemella morbillorum, Johnsonella ignava and Streptococcus parasanguinis were highly associated with the cancers and Granulicatella adiacens was prevalent the normal tissue.
New research published in the journal PLoS ONE provided more evidence that the Streptococcus salivarius M18 probiotic, branded as BLIS M18, provides benefits for maintaining the health of the oral cavity.
The most frequently identified causative organisms in samples are Streptococcus salivarius, Streptococcus viridans and other a-hemolytic streptococci, Staphylococcus aureus, and Pseudomonas spp.
Some oral bacteria, like Streptococcus mutans, are blamed for cavities, while others, such as Streptococcus salivarius, are the first to colonize your mouth after you're born.
Women would be checked to see if they naturally carried streptococcus salivarius K12, which occurs naturally in 5 per cent of the population.
Blood and cerebrospinal fluid cultures in four of the five women revealed Streptococcus salivarius, a bacterium that is part of normal mouth flora (MMWR 2010;59:65-9).
What was remarkable about Tagg's work was that the species of friendly Streptococcus salivarius bacteria that produced the bacteriocins can also be found to occur naturally in the mouth.
VSL#3 consists of four strains of lactobacilli, three strains of bifidobacteria, and one strain of Streptococcus salivarius subsp.
aureus (MRSA), Staphylococcus epidermidis, Streptococcus gordonii, Streptococcus mutans, Streptococcus pneumoniae, Streptococcus pyogenes, and Streptococcus salivarius.
The researchers investigated growth in terms of CFU per ml, and changes in the pH and titratable acidity of Streptococcus salivarius subsp.
Spiller highlighted that several randomized clinical trials (treatments assigned at random and indistinguishable treatments) to test the efficacy of two probiotics, Lactobacillus plantarum and Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG, and mixture VSL#3 containing Lactobacillus casei, Lactobacillus plantarum, Lactobacillus acidophilus, Lactobacillus delbreueckii, Bifidobacterium longi, Bifidobacterium breve, Bifidobacterium infantis and Streptococcus salivarius, have yielded very encouraging results.
Streptococcus salivarius was found in 20 (87%) of children's samples; however this species was present in only 15 (65%) of the sampled adults.

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