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What is strep group d in urine culture is it different from e.coli ?and is it more harmful than e.coli Bacteria?

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Dr. George Klauber
Pediatrics - Urology

In brief: Enterococci = strepD

Enterococcus fecalis, used 2B called group D strep, like E.
coli is a "normal" bowel organism & not infrequently causes urinary infections, primarily in women. No more serious & possibly less than "run of the mill" E. coli and decidedly less harmful pathogenic strains of E. Coli.

In brief: Enterococci = strepD

Enterococcus fecalis, used 2B called group D strep, like E.
coli is a "normal" bowel organism & not infrequently causes urinary infections, primarily in women. No more serious & possibly less than "run of the mill" E. coli and decidedly less harmful pathogenic strains of E. Coli.
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