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

  • Pneumococcal Pneumonia

    […] pneumococcal pneumonia without shock) are shown in table 2 .[thorax.bmj.com] 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]

  • Staphylococcal Septicemia

    […] w acute organ dysfunction, w coagulase negative Staph septicemia Septic shock with acute organ dysfunction Septic shock with acute organ dysfunction due to coagulate-negative[icd9data.com] 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] Typical clinical symptoms included pneumonia (63%), gastrointestinal disorders (56%, NEC in 7 cases), shock (32%) jaundice and hepatosplenomegaly (38%), purulent meningitis[unepsa.org]

  • Streptococcal Septicemia

    Increased frequencies of streptococcal toxic shock syndrome caused by group A streptococcus (GAS) have been noted worldwide during the last 15 years.[openarchive.ki.se] 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]

  • Streptococcus Pyogenes Pneumonia

    […] and/or toxic shock syndrome.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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]

  • Beta-Hemolytic Streptococcus

    Group A beta-hemolytic Streptococcus (pyogenes) has been associated recently with toxic-shock-like syndrome similar to staphylococcal toxic shock as described originally in[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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]

  • Streptococcal Infection

    shock.[clinicaladvisor.com] 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]

  • Alpha-Hemolytic Streptococcus

    The pathogenesis of alpha-hemolytic streptococcus shock syndrome (SS), a life-threatening complication in neutropenic patients following aggressive chemotherapy that is caused[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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]

  • Necrotizing Fasciitis

    Results: Of 4127 cases of debrided NF with shock at 121 centers, only 164 patients (4%) at 61 centers received IVIG.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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]

  • Pharyngitis due to Group A Beta-Hemolytic Streptococcus

    Pyrogenic exotoxins (erythrogenic toxins) are responsible for the rash in scarlet fever and enhanced susceptibility to endotoxic shock.[drplace.com] 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]

  • Septicemia

    Adding vasopressin is recommended in case of shock refractory to norepinephrine.[doi.org] […] negative septicemia Septic shock with acute organ dysfunction due to gram positive coccus Septic shock with acute organ dysfunction due to group A streptococcus Septic shock[icd9data.com] The VASST study was a randomized trial of vasopressin versus norepinephrine in septic shock.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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