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Streptococcus Viridans

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Dr. Mobeen will discuss the following properties and traits of S. Viridans:

  • S. Viridans is not a single species of bacteria, instead it is a big group of pathogens.
  • S. Viridians are catalase negative.
  • S. Viridans are gram positive.
  • S. Viridans are bile insoluble.
  • S. Viridans are optochin resistant.
  • S. Viridans do not have a capsule.
  • S. Viridans cause the following infections:
    • Dental carries.
    • Subacute bacterial endocarditis (SBE.)
    • Brain and liver abscesses.
  • Pathologies of the above mentioned infections.
  • Signs and symptoms of SBE
  • Treatment of SBE

 

 

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Dr. Mobeen Syed

Mobeen Syed M.D, MS Graduated from King Edward Medical University. Entrepreneur, Medical Educator, CEO and founder of Drbeen corp.


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