Human infections due to Streptococcus dysgalactiae subspecies equisimilis.

@article{Brandt2009HumanID,
  title={Human infections due to Streptococcus dysgalactiae subspecies equisimilis.},
  author={Claudia M. Brandt and Barbara Spellerberg},
  journal={Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America},
  year={2009},
  volume={49 5},
  pages={766-72}
}
Human streptococci that belong to Streptococcus dysgalactiae subspecies equisimilis (SDSE) have long been known under the name of beta-hemolytic groups C and G streptococci. Extensive taxonomic studies during the past years have distinguished most of the veterinary pathogens belonging to Lancefield groups C and G from those of human origin. After being considered nonpathogenic for many years, SDSE is now recognized as an important bacterial pathogen. The clinical spectrum of diseases caused by… CONTINUE READING
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