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enterococcus

Saltos de línea: en¦tero|coccus
Pronunciación: /ˌɛntərəʊˈkɒk(ə)s
 
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Definición de enterococcus en inglés:

sustantivo (plural enterococci /-ˈkɒk(s)ʌɪ, -k(s)iː/)

A streptococcus of a group that occurs naturally in the intestine but causes inflammation and blood infection if introduced elsewhere in the body (e.g. by injury or surgery).
Example sentences
  • Streptococci and enterococci are the most frequent pathogens causing infective endocarditis.
  • It has been approved for certain gram-positive infections including certain drug-resistant enterococcus, staphylococcus, and pneumococcus strains.
  • Based on the first reports of resistant strains of streptococci and enterococci, we predicted that these bacteria would also become significant medical problems in future.

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