Streptococcus suis: An Emerging Human Threat

Segura, Mariela
January 2009
Journal of Infectious Diseases;1/1/2009, Vol. 199 Issue 1, p4
Academic Journal
The author reflects on the relevance of the streptococcus suis infection in humans. She mentions that streptococcus suis is an encapsulated Gram-positive coccus possessing cell-wall antigens related to Lancefield group D. She further mentions that in humans, streptococcus usually produces a purulent or nonpurulent meningitis.


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