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Streptococcus Anginosus Group
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
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https://wwwnc. Cdc. Gov/eid/article/15/6/08-0666_article
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more
These organisms cause infections similar to other streptococci. See this site for more info.
http://wwwnc. Cdc. Gov/eid/article/15/6/08-0666_article ...Read more
Strep. Pneumoniae: S. Pneumo is a bacteria that causes the most ear and sinus infections. Some persons who have frequent infections of the ear and sinus (as well as pneumonia) lack antibody protection against this organism and most can be helped with a "pneumonia shot". Lab evaluations for 14 serotypes of s. Pneumo. Can be drawn by any physician to check for this problem. ...Read more
Was diagnosed with beta hemolytic streptococcus group b and. I wanted to know. How I got it and is it contagious?
Infection?: Grp b strep is a bacteria normally found in various areas of our body. It does have the potential to produce different types of infection, but you must be predisposed in some fashion. Too much info to go into here. Commonly tested for vaginal carriage during pregnancy because can produce sepsis in neonate and mother postpartum. ...Read more
I am 37w pregnant. Living in India. Here they don't do group b streptococcus test. Am worries. Wat are the symp of carrying it. Can I insist my dr to test?
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 more
I had been diagnosed with group B streptococcus. Is it treatable? I'm not pregnant adult. And how? Thank you.
My test -a urine C&S test showed the result of component organism - my result was 2000 org/ml streptococcus agalactia group B, what does this mean?
Positive for group c streptococcus - finished full course of ceftin 6 days ago. 3 days ago I started breaking out in hives. What could be causing this?
Urticaria?: This may be an allergic reaction to cefuroxime (Ceftin) even though you finished it 3 days previously. However, such allergic reaction also can occur with various viral infections (which you likely had along with strep). Or reaction to some other drug you may be taking. Contact your doctor for sure: sometimes urticaria (hives) can be the start of a more serious problem. Good luck! ...Read more
Beta streptococcus group b 10.000 to 100.000/ml in urine test -it is need to be treat with antibiotic?
See below: It may indicate that you have a uti. Usually positive urine cultures have greater than 100, 000 cfu/ml but repeated urines with the same organism in lower numbers are significant. If you have symptoms of a UTI or if you have a significant number of wbc's in your urine you would probably benefit from a course of antibiotic treatment. ...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
What to do if I was diagnose with streptococcus agalactiae group b but I am not pregnant help please!?
It depends: These streptococci are around and can be harmless hangers-on. Your physician can advise you whether this is causing you an infection -- the location and severity determine the symptoms, rather than the bacterium itself -- and if it is, how best to manage it. ...Read more
My daughter had encephalitis. Cause for this is group a streptococcus. Aso test showed 908 lu/ml. Whether it could be pandas syndrome?
PANDAS syndrome: This rare pediatric condition producing neuropsychiatric symptoms in association with group a beta-strep infections has been well described, except that causality does not seem to have been proven. Whether your daughter's encephalitis was due to gabs infection is questionable, but a good pediatric infectious diseases expert may help explain this for you. Complex. Hope she is better soon. ...Read more
What is the relationship between escherichia coli and group b streptococcus (agalactiae)? Did I develop one from another? If so, which from which?
Gut bacteria: Both e.Coli and group b strep are common bacteria in the intestines. They are often found together in a stool specimin. The e.Coli is a more common cause of urinary tract infections than group b strep. Gbs is best known for asymptomatic carriage (1/3) in the female genital tract, and passage to a newborn where it can cause devistating disease. Oral antibiotics can help a UTI but rarely effects carriage. ...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
I was told I have group b streptococcus but i'am not pregnant? I'm just abit confused does anything need to be done to get rid of the bacteria?
Usually not: Group b strep bacteria is a common bacteria to have in the vagina. Most of the time when present it is a colonizing bacteria meaning it lives there without causing an infection. I only treat it when I have a patient with a vaginal infection but no other cause, such as BV or yeast. So if someone has strep on a culture but no infection I don't treat it. ...Read more
I have a urine culture showing: Greater than 100, 000 col/ml Group B Beta Hemolytic Streptococcus (Strep agalactiae). Sensitivity not What does it mean?
Probable UTI: Group B beta strep is commonly carried in the vagina, usually without harm, except if present during labor, it can cause serious infections in the baby. However, it sometimes causes UTI as well. If you have typical UTI symptoms (urineary frequency, urgency, burning) or high white blood cells in the urine, you should be treated. If not, maybe retest and don't worry if neg. Discuss w/ your doctor. ...Read more
Pregnt-20wks, vaginal swab shown that;heavy growth of streptococcus, beta-haemolytic Group-B- does ths infection harm my bby? Doc prescribed unasyn375mg.
Group B Strep: Group B Strep is an infection that can be associated with miscarraige and premature delivery. Babies born to mothers with this infection are at risk of serious infection either immediately after birth or up to three months after delivery. Antibiotics are frequently given to the mother during labor to prevent this transmission. ...Read more
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