Streptococci

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Streptococci bacteria are Gram-Positive (although older cultures may lose this characteristic), capsulate, non-sporing/motile, and catalase-negative cocci that mostly grow at a temperature of 37oC. Streptococci sometimes require enriched media and can exhibit haemolysis on blood agar[1].

References

  1. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK7611/
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