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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Family of bacteria: They are spherical bacteria that grow in chains mostly. They range from the very harmful bugs that cause rheumatic fever and many heart and skin infec ... Read More

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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Which streptococcus: There are multiple species of Streptococcus and they have different pathogenicities. The treatment of streptococcus cause cavities in teeth is very di ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Enterococcus: This is a common bacterium that causes a variety of infections. It may be more difficult to treat than some of the other strep.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience in Infectious Disease
Why is anything?: Why is anything shaped the way it is? The shape is adapted to the function and to evolutionary survival.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Normal flora: Despite the name, which suggests a connection with cattle, the little "green" streptococcus often hangs out in the mouth as a normal inhabitant.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claude Parola
39 years experience in Internal Medicine
Streptococcus: It is a bacteria, there are different group of this bacteria ( group a, b, c...), some of them can cause pneumonia , sore throat ( strep throat), urin ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience in Infectious Disease
Streptococcus: Is a group of bacteria that grown in long chains of cocci (round cells). They are classified in part by whether they hemolyze sheep red blood cells ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Leave it for the Lab: Laboratory technical personnel go through extensive training to do tests, including identifying micro-organisms and you should leave such tasks to Lab ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
Streptococcus: The streptococci are a diverse group of bacteria that are all gram-positive small round organisms often seen in chains on Gram's staining. They are ea ... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
Group B Strep: If neither of you are showing signs and symptoms suggestive of infection and your wife is not pregnant there is nothing to do about this. The obvious ... Read More

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