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53 Possible Causes for Gram-Positive Cocci in Blood Culture, Gram-Positive Coccus

  • Pneumococcal Pneumonia

    The presence of pneumococcus is likely if Gram staining of sputum reveals numerous pairs of Gram-positive cocci organized in chains (characteristic of S. pneumoniae).[symptoma.com] Streptococcus pneumoniae is a Gram-positive coccus that may be found in pairs or in short chains.[histopathology-india.net] Gram positive coccus (usually seen as diplococci with a distinctive “lancet shape”. Belongs to the alpha hemolytic "viridans” streptococci. b.[web.biosci.utexas.edu]

  • Streptococcal Septicemia

    A Gram stain is performed to show Gram-positive cocci in chains.[en.wikipedia.org] - Discussion: - gram positive coccus - spetrum of streptococci pyogenes infections: - most common cause of celluitis and lymphangitis; - superficial form of infection is called[wheelessonline.com] Infection Related Articles Group A Strep (GAS) Infection Facts Streptococcus pyogenes , also known as group A beta-hemolytic Streptococcus , or group A strep ( GAS ) is a gram-positive[emedicinehealth.com]

  • Streptococcus Pyogenes Pneumonia

    Key tests that are commonly employed in diagnostic laboratory for this purpose are: Gram Staining (Gram positive cocci in chains) Catalase Test (Negative) Culture on Blood[microbeonline.com] Microbiological characteristics Streptococcus pneumoniae is a gram-positive coccus.[web.uconn.edu] Notably, gram-positive cocci were detected in blood culture samples and these were identified as S. pyogenes on day 4.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Staphylococcal Septicemia

    Blood cultures drawn upon presentation show gram-positive cocci speciated to Staphylococcus aureus. What are the next steps in management of this patient?[the-hospitalist.org] Vitals show a temperature of 101oF, blood pressure of 130/60 mmHg, and heart rate of 100.[the-hospitalist.org]

  • Streptococcal Infection

    A Gram stain is performed to show Gram-positive cocci in chains.[en.wikipedia.org] Infection Related Articles Group A Strep (GAS) Infection Facts Streptococcus pyogenes , also known as group A beta-hemolytic Streptococcus , or group A strep ( GAS ) is a gram-positive[emedicinehealth.com] Streptococcus pyogenes and Streptococcal Disease (page 1) (This chapter has 4 pages) Kenneth Todar, PhD Introduction Streptococcus pyogenes ( Group A streptococcus ) is a Gram-positive[textbookofbacteriology.net]

  • Enterococcus

    Fluorescence in situ hybridisation (FISH) accelerates identification of Gram-positive cocci in positive blood cultures. Int. J. Antimicrob.[asmscience.org] Keywords Enterococcus faecalis ; Endodontics; Periodontitis Introduction Enterococcus faecalis is a Gram-positive, facultative anaerobic coccus that can survive under harsh[omicsonline.org] The bile sent for Gram-stain showed the presence of pus cells and Gram-positive cocci in pairs and the bacteriological culture revealed the growth of Enterococcus faecium.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Alpha-Hemolytic Streptococcus

    This fastidious gram positive cocci may give either alpha or beta or gamma hemolysis when cultured on Blood Agar. β-hemolytic streptococci produce hemolysins that lyse the[microbeonline.com] - Discussion: - gram positive coccus - spetrum of streptococci pyogenes infections: - most common cause of celluitis and lymphangitis; - superficial form of infection is called[wheelessonline.com] Microbiological characteristics Streptococcus pneumoniae is a gram-positive coccus.[web.uconn.edu]

  • Beta-Hemolytic Streptococcus

    This fastidious gram positive cocci may give either alpha or beta or gamma hemolysis when cultured on Blood Agar. β-hemolytic streptococci produce hemolysins that lyse the[microbeonline.com] Infection Related Articles Group A Strep (GAS) Infection Facts Streptococcus pyogenes , also known as group A beta-hemolytic Streptococcus , or group A strep ( GAS ) is a gram-positive[emedicinehealth.com] A Gram stain is performed to show Gram-positive cocci in chains.[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Necrotizing Fasciitis

    Mixed infection is common, except in pure streptococcal necrotizing fasciitis, where only chains of Gram positive cocci may be observed.[infectiousdiseaseadvisor.com] Cause of Necrotizing Fasciitis Group A Strep Streptococcus pyogenes , also known as group A beta-hemolytic Streptococcus, or group A strep (GAS) is a gram-positive coccus[emedicinehealth.com] GAS is Gram-positive, non-motile, round to ovoid coccus shaped bacteria, occurring in chains or pairs.[austincc.edu]

  • Pharyngitis due to Group A Beta-Hemolytic Streptococcus

    A Gram stain is performed to show Gram-positive cocci in chains.[en.wikipedia.org] […] settings, the military, school, etc.[5] Reservoirs: The human throat and skin are the reservoirs for S. pyogenes .[2] Specific Microbial Characteristics: S. pyogenes is a gram-positive[austincc.edu] Streptococcus pyogenes and Streptococcal Disease (page 1) (This chapter has 4 pages) Kenneth Todar, PhD Introduction Streptococcus pyogenes ( Group A streptococcus ) is a Gram-positive[textbookofbacteriology.net]

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