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  • n  spherical Gram-positive bacteria occurring in pairs or chains; cause e.g. scarlet fever and tonsillitis
  • a  of or relating to or caused by streptococci

  • What makes severe, invasive strep A different is that the microbe itself is "ill," infected with a virus.
  • All the kids, it turned out, were more than twice as likely as others to have had a strep infection in the previous three months.
  • While strep has become manageable, staph has spread from hospitals into communities.
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  • Lily Allen in
    I've got sinusitis and strep throat,Allen wrote on her MySpace site. "I don't even know what that is."
  • Dave Van Horn in Razorback Central
    Bolsinger has been a little sick, but he's good now,Van Horn said. "Seth Gardner, an outfielder, has had strep and mono and may miss a couple of weeks."
  • St Ambrose in (press release)
    Before being admitted, Baylee had been treated for or thought to have had strep throat, hand, foot, mouth disease and erythema multiforme. After receiving a biopsy, blood tests, an EKG and 2 echocardiograms, Baylee was finally diagnosed with... Brian Littrell Entertainment Tonight News Dec 22, 2008 95295 126590 streptococcal We have applied new advanced methods of PK/PD system analysis to allow CEM-102's development as monotherapy for serious staphylococcal and streptococcal skin infections," said Paul G. Ambrose, Pharm.

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