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In Health

Is Streptococcus pyogenes killed by iodine?

Yes, on shallow cuts and abrasions. From "Surgery, gynecology & obstetrics, Volume 1" by Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation, American College of Surgeons: "It will be no (MORE)
In Health

How do you contract streptococcus?

You can contract a streptococcal infection by coming in contactwith an infected person. Streptococcus is a bacterium that cancauses strep throat. This contagious disease is sp (MORE)
In Biology

Does streptococcus grow on msa?

Streptococcus cannot grow on MSA plates because MSA is a selective and differential media. It is selective because only certain microorganisms can grow on it due to its high N (MORE)
In Biology

What is the common shape for streptococcus?

Streptococcus is coccus shaped, or sperical. Usually indicidual Streptococcus cells will join up to make a "string of pearls" type appearance.
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In Biology

What kills Streptococcus?

One thing that kills Steptococcus is antibiotics, which is why doctors prescribe antibiotics when you have strep throat.
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Why does streptococcus grow slowly?

Stretococcus grows slowly under ideal conditions because of their  anaerobic respiration causing it to produce a little amount of ATP  which is needed for rapid cell growth. (MORE)

Is streptococcus aureus enteric?

There is no documentation regarding streptococcus aureus (no italics, non-existant). However, there is the organism Staphylococcus aureus. Enterics are organisms known to exi (MORE)

Is streptococcus unicellular?

Yes. Streptococcus is unicellular organism. You can find the chainof bacteria due to cell division in particular plane.
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