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Doctor insights on: Streptococcus Gallinarum

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What is streptococcus?

What is streptococcus?

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 infections to the microbes that decay teeth to some microbes that are in yoghurt that are supposed to be good for you. ...Read more

Streptococcus (Definition)

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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Why is streptococcus shaped that way?

Why is anything?: Why is anything shaped the way it is? The shape is adapted to the function and to evolutionary survival. ...Read more

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How do humans catch streptococcus bovis?

How do humans catch streptococcus bovis?

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. ...Read more

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What is streptococcus and what causes it ?

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), urinary tract infection etc..., you can get them from someone who is already infected , or breathing droplets(droplets from sneezing, coughing ) that are contains the bacteria, strep can cause , pink eye, meningitis, erysipela, "flesh-eating" infections. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: streptococcus?

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) strep cause heart infection. ...Read more

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How to identify streptococcus agalacticae and what are the steps?

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 professionals. ...Read more

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What are the morphology, biochemical test and culture of streptococcus?

What are the morphology, biochemical test and culture of streptococcus?

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 easy to culture on standard media, but some may require reduced redox potentials for optimum growth. They can be further classified by the type of hemolysis, their serology and so forth. You need a course in microbiology. ...Read more

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I've streptococcus agalactae type b which i detected in spermeculture &i want to know what drug I should take & whether my wife should be treated too?

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 question is why you are culturing your semen? If this does not answer your question, consider rephrasing it. Bon chance. ...Read more

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I have streptococcus agalactae type b which i detected in spermculture &i want to know what drug I should take and whether my wife should be treated t?

Agalctiae: Group b streptococcus (gbs) or streptococcus agalactiae is a member of the normal flora of the gut and female urogenital tract, so many women are carriers of this bacterium without knowing it. Gbs colonization is not harmful and should not be treated, except during labor and in rare cases it can cause trouble with weak immune systems and is treated by pcn or other IV antibiotics. ...Read more