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Streptococcal pharyngitis, also known as strep throat, is an infection of the back of the throat ... by direct, close contact with an infected person; thus crowding, as may be found in the military and schools, increases the rate of transmission.


Streptococcus is a genus of coccus (spherical) Gram-positive bacteria belonging to the phylum ... This genus has been found to be part of the salivary microbiome. ... In addition to streptococcal pharyngitis (strep throat), certain Streptococcus ...


Feb 10, 2016 ... A complete and detailed history of puerperal fever can be found in two ..... For example, streptococcal pharyngitis is a “strep sore throat,” and if ...


Scarlet fever can occur as a result of a group A Streptococcus (group A strep) infection. The signs and symptoms include a sore throat, fever, headaches, swollen ..... Bacteriophages were discovered in 1915 by Frederick Twort. His work was ...


Strep throat is identified as a bacterium whose name is Streptococcus pyogenes. ... toxic shock syndrome, on the other hand, has only recently been discovered.


Strep throat gives you a sore throat and makes it hard to swallow. ... bacteria cause up to 30% of all sore throats and are found in your throat and on your skin.


Feb 12, 2016 ... Read about strep throat, a contagious disease caused by infection with ... These bacterial organisms are often found in the throat or on the skin ...


Group A streptococci are bacteria commonly found in the throat and on the skin. The vast majority of GAS infections are relatively mild illnesses, such as strep ...


May 16, 2012 ... GAS typically infects the throat and skin of the host, causing mild infections such as pharyngitis and impetigo, in addition to life threatening ...