Streptococcus pyogenes

Streptococcus pyogenes

Engelsk definition

A species of gram-positive, coccoid bacteria isolated from skin lesions, blood, inflammatory exudates, and the upper respiratory tract of humans. It is a group A hemolytic Streptococcus that can cause SCARLET FEVER and RHEUMATIC FEVER.

Svenska synonymer

Streptokocker grupp A Köttätande bakterier Grupp A-streptokocker

Engelska synonymer

Streptococcus Group A Bacteria, Flesh-Eating Flesh-Eating Bacteria