Streptococcaceae


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Streptococcaceae

[¦strep·tə·käk′sās·ē‚ē]
(microbiology)
A family of gram-positive cocci; chemoorganotrophs with fermentative metabolism.
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The VITEK MS can identify yeasts such as those from the Candida, Cryptococcus and Malassezia groups, and bacteria from the Staphylococcaceae, Streptococcaceae, Enterobacteriaceae, Pseudomonadaceae, and Bacteroidaceaefamilies, which are associated with skin infections, pneumonia, meningitis, and bloodstream infections.