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Streptococcus acidominimus

  • General information

    • the following information is not yet verified

      General information
      S. acidominimus is a member of the viridans group streptococci and is rarely pathogenic in humans making it difficult to assess its epidemiologic and clinical significance.

      Taxonomy
      Family: Streptococcaceae

      Natural habitats
      In the bovine vagina, on the skin of calves and in raw milk.

      Clinical significance
      On rare occasions, it has been associated with infections in human

  • Gram stain

    • the following information is not yet verified
      Gram positive streptococci,

      grouped in chains Liquid medium,
      they are found in the form of chains of different lengths.

      They namely divide into one direction

  • Culture characteristics

    • the following information is not yet verified

      Facultative anaerobic

      5% CO2 improves the growth

      Colonies are 0.5-1.0 mm and α-haemolytic

      McConkey no growth

      BBAØ growth

  • Characteristics

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