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Streptococcus

Introduction: Streptococcus

Description of Streptococcus

Streptococcus (medical condition): Infections caused by the streptococcus bacteria. The two most common strains are streptococcus A and streptococcus B. Strep A can cause a number of ...more

Streptococcus: See also:

Streptococcal Infections:
  »Introduction: Streptococcal Infections
  »Symptoms of Streptococcal Infections
  »Treatments for Streptococcal Infections

Streptococcus: genus of gram positive, coccoid bacteria whose organisms occur in pairs or chains; no endospores are produced; many species exist as commensals or parasites on man or animals with some being highly pathogenic; a few species are saprophytes and occur in the natural environment.
Source: CRISP

Streptococcus: A genus of gram-positive, coccoid bacteria whose organisms occur in pairs or chains. No endospores are produced. Many species exist as commensals or parasites on man or animals with some being highly pathogenic. A few species are saprophytes and occur in the natural environment.
Source: MeSH 2007

Streptococcus: Related Topics

These medical condition or symptom topics may be relevant to medical information for Streptococcus:

Streptococcus as a Disease

Streptococcus: Another name for Streptococcal Infections (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Streptococcal Infections
  »Symptoms of Streptococcal Infections
  »Treatments for Streptococcal Infections

Streptococcus: Related Diseases

Streptococcus: Streptococcus is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Symptoms of Streptococcus (Streptococcal Infections)

Some of the symptoms of Streptococcus incude:

Treatments for Streptococcus (Streptococcal Infections)

Treatments for Streptococcus (Streptococcal Infections) include:

Treatment of Streptococcus: For more treatment information about Streptococcus, see treatment of Streptococcal Infections (Streptococcus)

Streptococcus: Related Disease Topics

These medical disease topics may be related to Streptococcus:

  • osteomyelitis
  • brain abscess
  • pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders associated with streptococcal infections syndrome
  • PANDAS syndrome
  • streptococcosis
  • tonsillopharyngeal erythema
  • a red edematous uvula
  • palatal petechiae

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More specific terms for Streptococcus:

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Broader terms for Streptococcus

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The term Streptococcus can be used for:

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Other terms that may be related to Streptococcus:

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The description of Streptococcus may also be used for the following terms:

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Hierarchical classifications of Streptococcus

The following list attempts to classify Streptococcus into categories where each line is subset of the next.

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