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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

strep·to·coc·cal

(strep'tō-kok'ăl),
Relating to or caused by any organism of the genus Streptococcus.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

strep·to·coc·cal

(strep'tō-kok'ăl)
Relating to or caused by any organism of the genus Streptococcus.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

Streptococcal ( Streptococcus )

Pertaining to any of the Streptococcus bacteria. These organisms can cause pneumonia, skin infections, and many other diseases.
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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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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