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streptococcal

 [strep″to-kok´al]
pertaining to or due to a streptococcus.
streptococcal sore throat “strep throat,” a sore throat caused by a streptococcus; symptoms are more severe than in ordinary sore throat and may include high fever, swelling of lymph nodes of the neck, and a rash. Treatment is usually with antibiotics. See also rheumatic fever.

strep·to·coc·cal

(strep'tō-kok'ăl),
Relating to or caused by any organism of the genus Streptococcus.

streptococcal

/strep·to·coc·cal/ (-kok´al) pertaining to or caused by a streptococcus.

streptococcal

strep·to·coc·cal

(strep'tō-kok'ăl)
Relating to or caused by any organism of the genus Streptococcus.

Streptococcal ( Streptococcus )

Pertaining to any of the Streptococcus bacteria. These organisms can cause pneumonia, skin infections, and many other diseases.

streptococcal

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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Keywords: Acute streptococcal gingivitis, Oral pH, Antacid, Oral hygiene.
Increased incidence of invasive group A streptococcal disease in Ireland, 2012 to 2013.
The clinical features of Group G streptococcal infections can be attributed to its virulence factors which include adhesins, toxins, and proteases.
Perianal streptococcal dermatitis (PSD) typically affects children 6 months to 10 years old and is usually caused by group A BHS (GABHS) with the species name Streptococcus pyogenes (2, 3).
The report provides a snapshot of the global therapeutic landscape of Streptococcal Infections
The streptococcus organism is easy to isolate in the blood agar plate and the treatment of streptococcal infection with antibiotics is simple, which will reduce the morbidity and mortality due to suppurative and non-suppurative complications.
Eighteen years (and numerous streptococcal infections) later, the patient was at our facility and we were ordering a rapid antigen detection test (RADT) for her current illness.
There is no indication for the treatment of active streptococcal disease with sulfa drugs," he said.
Examples include cross reactivity between streptococcal M proteins presented to immune cells in the tonsils and structurally similar type I keratins in the epidermis trigger a T cell mediated autoimmune reaction.
With improved diagnosis and treatment of group A streptococcal pharyngitis, the United States and other industrialized countries have seen a steep decline in rheumatic heart disease prevalence since the mid-20th century.
Group A Streptococcus are Gram-positive bacteria, found mainly in the nose, throat and skin, and responsible for a number of diseases, ranging from strep throat or skin infections to severe ones, such as necrotizing faciitis, or streptococcal toxic shock syndrome.
7-9] The study used a figure of 15% for the prevalence of group A streptococci in the pharynx; this means that only 1-2 of every 1 000 children/ year experience a group A streptococcal sore throat (1.