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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.

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.
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Sam Field, aged five, from Dalton, was diagnosed with a rare form of the condition Group A streptococcal meningitis.
Fatal outcome of group-G streptococcal meningitis (a case report).
According to the case description, the high-risk ObGyn failed to detect streptococcal meningitis in a 46-year-old woman pregnant with twins, and both the woman and the twins died--but the defense verdict suggests there are more details than were reported.
She was diagnosed as suffering from Group B streptococcal meningitis, a very unusual form of the disease.
Little Rebecca Sorenson died after falling victim to streptococcal meningitis.
Five-year-old Sam was rushed into hospital last weekend and has remained in the intensive care unit ever since, having been diagnosed with Group A streptococcal meningitis.
In the meantime the baby had developed blotches on her skin, and she was soon diagnosed as suffering from Group B streptococcal meningitis, a very unusual form of the disease.
An autopsy indicated that the woman died from untreated streptococcal meningitis.

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