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    S. pneumoniae is capnophilic, preferring atmospheres of 5–10% carbon dioxide. Streptococcus pneumoniae can be distinguished from other streptococci, owing to the fact that it is catalase negative; can be inhibited by ethyl hydrocupreine; it is soluble in bile (due to activation of autolytic property, which

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    Streptococcus pneumoniae Life History Streptococcus pneumoniae is found worldwide. The common host is the human body, in which it often does not cause disease but at other times it can cause diseses in particular, pneumonia. It also causes otitis media, bacteremia, meningitis, peritonitis, and sinusitis. The route by which this organism is spread is from human to human in the form of aerosol droplets. When inside the host the organism’s primary site of pneumococcal colonization is the nasopharynx

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    1. INTRODUCTION Streptococcus pneumoniae (S. pneumoniae) also known as pneumococcus is an important commensal bacterium of global significance that represents a leading cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. The bacteria initially establish an asymptomatic infection in the nasopharynx of infected persons, a fundamental precursor for development of pneumococcal disease [1] and horizontal dissemination of the pathogen to other individuals within the community (2]. Transmigration of the bacteria

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    Section:307 ABSTRACT Streptococcus pneumoniae was discovered by Louis Pasteur in pneumonia patients in 1881. It is a gram positive coccus that forms short chains or more commonly, pairs and classified in its own genus, called “Diplococcus”. Streptococcus pneumonie is a pneumococcal pneumonia consists about 85 % of all cases of pneumonia. Around ninety two different strains of S. Pneumoniae, collectively called pneumococci, are known to cause harm on humans. Streptococcus pneumonia is a member of

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    Review of Streptococcus Pneumoniae Invades Erythrocytes and Utilizes them to Evade Human Innate Immunity Megan Jean Louis1, Dasha Ryndych1, Safaa Slimani1, Sarah Ustoyev1 1Macaulay Honors College at Brooklyn College Abstract: I have selected the following paper, Streptococcus Pneumoniae Invades Erythrocytes and Utilizes them to Evade Human Innate Immunity, to present and review for an assignment. Streptococcus Pneumoniae is the cause of pneumonia and sepsis. Erythrocytes, which are found in blood

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    • Streptococcus pneumoniae, (cause pneumonia, and upper lobe lesions) • Klebsiella pneumoniae,(cause pneumonia, cause destructive changes to lungs, leading to rise the respiratory rate) • Haemophilus influenzae, (cause pneumonia, opportunistic with alcoholism can lead to enlarge the liver) • Moraxella catarrhalis, (cause pneumonia, pathogen with an affinity for the human upper respiratory tract) • Staphylococcus aureus, (cause pneumonia, it usually affect patient with chronic illness) • Legionella

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    Pneumoniae Research Paper

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    Ben Sperber Period 7 Drug Resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae Drug Resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae The war against bacteria and their ability to evolve at a much faster rate than humans can create antibiotics (a medicine that hinders and disrupts bacterial growth and or destroys it) to fight against them has the human race at a disadvantage. With more and more bacteria being found to have strains of drug-resistant chains is creating a health crisis around the world as global

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    Pneumonia Research Paper

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    paper is streptococcus pneumoniae. Streptococcus pneumoniae is also found in other diseases like meningitis, sinusitis, and middle ear

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    Bacterial Meningitis Essay

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    after effects. And in adults, septic shock, brain swelling, and hydrocephalus are most likely to occur if the disease advances without treatment within a sufficient time period. The three main bacteria responsible for bacterial meningitis are streptococcus pneumoniae, haemophilus influenza type B (Hib), and neisseria meningitidis. Hib meningitis is an infection caused by a bacteria called, Haemophilus influenza serotype

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    time of Hippocrates; who lived 460 B.C. to 370 B.C. In 1875, bacteria, which is now known to cause pneumonia, were found in the lungs of deceased patients, and starting in 1882, work was done to determine the most common bacterial causes; Streptococcus pneumoniae, and Klebsiella pneumonia. In 1918, pneumonia had become the cause of more deaths than tuberculosis; giving pneumonia the description of being the “captain of the men of death.” It was in the year 1944 that the discovery of Mycoplasma pneumonia

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