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Moderate Growth Of Beta Hemolytic 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 completely, partial or not at all. The beta (complete) hemolysis ones are further classified by their capsules and the prototype is group a streptococci, that cause strep throat and rheumatic fever. The Alpha (partial) ...Read more
Is GBS a second cause of my UTI? culture results: 10,000 CFU/mL Streptococcus Group B, (S. agalactiae) AND >100,000 CFU/mL Escherichia coli
Stool sample shows heavy growth of nontoxogenic e. Coli & streptococcus salivarius. Is this abnormal/problematic?
No: Assuming you are not symptomatic, these bacterial organisms are considered part of the normal gastrointestinal (GI) tract. The GI tract starts at the mouth and ends at the anus. Strep salivarius lives in the mouth whereas E. coli lives in the intestines. In only very rare instances does this strep cause illness. The type of E. Coli mentioned causes UTIs since the urinary and GI tracts are so close ...Read more
Alpha hemolytic streptococcus are non pathogenic but streptococcus pneumoniae is grouped under this group. Why?
They're pathogemic: Alpha hemolytic strep are not non-pathogenic. They include the pneumococcus ( strep pnemoniae) and also viridans group strep. These all cause human disease. ...Read more
Common: Group b is strep is a normal bacteria in the vagina for three out of ten women. It is not caused by anything in particular and is not harmful to you unless it makes it way into the bladder and cause a urinary tract infection which should be treated. Pregnant women are tested at 35-36 weeks because while the bacteria isn't harmful to mom the baby could get pneumonia and very ill from group b strep. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Semen culture says light growth of coagulase negative staphylococcus and light growth of alpha hemolytic strep not group d..Is this very bad?There givng me aantibiotics ..How bad is this?
Not bad!: These bacteria (coagulase neg staph and Alpha hemolytic strep not gp d) live on our skin. They may or may not represent a real infection. Because they could come to semen from the skin of the penis at the time of getting the sample. Whether they represent a significant infection is based on the judgment of the doc who sees you. However, these bugs should respond well to your antibiotics. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Please suggest some medicines for beta haemolytic staphyloococcus aureus organism detected in culture. Infection in throat with mild pain.
Infection: Why are you asking us this question? Your doctor cultures your throat and will prescribe you the appropriate antibiotic. This is not a forum to enable self medication or second guessing of your primary provider. If you did not get the future throat a doctor, then you need to. ...Read more
Is absence of HbA in 4 month baby (only has HbF and HbA2 ) a lab diagnosis of minor beta thalassemia or major beta thalassemia ?(educational question)
Beta Thalassemia...: Great info... https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beta_thalassemiaGet a more detailed answer ›
Low to No growth/Neg: This most likely means that there is little to no growth of this organism in culture, most likely blood culture, or whatever culture you got after 48 hours. This is part of your normal skin flora or bacteria, also referred to as staphylococcus epidermidis. If there is scanty growth after 48 hours, it is likely that there will be no significant growth at all. Cultures are usually kept up to 72 h. ...Read more
Please tell me about the symptoms of e beta thalassemia minor.Spleenomegaly happend in e beta thalassemia minor?
Hgb E/beta+thal: Hemoglobin e/beta+ thalassemia is a genetic condition where the effects are highly variable. Some children do relatively well, with rare transfusions; others are transfusion dependent. Splenomegaly occurs. Problems with iron overload occur in some of these patients. These patients need to be followed by a hematologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
HgbE beta thal: Your infant may be developing hypersplenism. See a pediatric hemotologist for help. ...Read more
None to severe/fatal: Alpha thalassemia signs and symptoms: silent carriers have no signs/symptoms (and live a normal life); Alpha trait has mild anemia (and generally live a normal life); HGB h (moderate) may have weakness, pallor, less growth, and need some transfusions; bart's disease (severe) is usually fatal before birth. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Blood culture after surgery yielded moderate growth of staph aureus.(ap, tet, cam, stp, fortum =r)(gent, flox, ctz =s++)s=sensitivity +=degree r=resistance?
If there are 2 alpha and 2 beta chains of hgb per red cell, why is the usual ratio of hgb 1/3 of hct? And not 4 hgb per 1 hct. Thanks
The association: Of Alpha and beta chains to form HGB has nothing to do with the rbcs packed cell volume which is what he hct measures. ...Read more
Sickle: What is the rate of occurrence for the disease sickle cell anemia or disease?" -- the occurrence rate is 25% if both parents are carriers, 50% if one parent has it and another parent is a carrier and 100% if both parents have it. Roughly 1, 000 infants are born, in the U.S., with it each year. ...Read more
What does a Vaginal gram stain of many epithelial cells , moderate WBCs seen, many gram positive rods, & moderate gram positive cocci indicate?
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