Streptococcus pneumonia

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Streptococcus pneumonia is a gram-positive bacteria which are part of the genus Strepotococcus [1] . They are usually found in pairs (diplococci) and are an example of a highly invasive pathogen. It is the main cause of pneumonia and meningitis in children and in the elderly.


  1. http://perspectivesinmedicine.cshlp.org/content/3/7/a010215.full
http://perspectivesinmedicine.cshlp.org/content/3/7/a010215.full
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