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Virulence factor of strep viridans spp. to cause endocarditis is production of this sugar, facilitating adherence to platelet-fibrin thrombi on damaged valves
Opportunistic ascomycete fungi, club-shaped spores, URIs in AIDS pts, asthma, potato blight
Bacteria grown on Martin-Lewis agar
Antibiotic susceptibility for Stenotrophomonas is often restricted to this antibiotic
Minute-colony streptococci, cause absecces in soft tissues, abdominal cavity
Serotypes of this virus found in stool, eye infections; rounding and aggregation of infected cells in grapelike clusters on cell lines
Exophiala fungi, a cause of mycotic keratitis, brain abscess, mycetoma, and pneumonia, is this type of fungus
Resistance to phagocytosis in group A streptococcus conferred by this rod-shaped molecule
Substitution of D-Lactate for D-Alanine characterizes resistance to this antibiotic
Addition of this nutrient is necessary for growth of Streptococcus-like Abiotrophia and Granulicatella
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Double zone of beta hemolysis on blood agar plate, gas production in thioglycolate broth, opaque precipitate on egg yolk agar from lecithinase
Medium-large, gray, flat, irregular colonies on blood agar with swirling projections ('Medusa head'); nonhemolytic; large gram + rods
Anaerobic streptococci
Most common species of group B strep
Cause of erysipelas, necrotizing fasciitis, puerperal or childbed fever
Pleomorphic ringlike structures within RBCs, up to 4-5 rings/cell
Cytopathic syncytia in this cell line is diagnostic of RSV or HSV
Species of Candida resistant to fluconazole
Swarming motility on agar plate
Group D streptococci

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