Streptococcus-specific virulence

Accession VIRO:0000501
DefinitionThe Streptococcus genus is gram-positive and includes over 104 recognized species. Members often colonize human and animal mucous membranes. Typical pathogenic species include S. pneumoniae, with S. pyogenes and S. agalactiae.
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