Streptococcus crista sp. nov., a viridans streptococcus with tufted fibrils, isolated from the human oral cavity and throat.

@article{Handley1991StreptococcusCS,
  title={Streptococcus crista sp. nov., a viridans streptococcus with tufted fibrils, isolated from the human oral cavity and throat.},
  author={Pauline S. Handley and A L Coykendall and david. beighton and Jeremy M. Hardie and Robert A Whiley},
  journal={International journal of systematic bacteriology},
  year={1991},
  volume={41 4},
  pages={543-7}
}
We studied strains of an unusual streptococcus that superficially resembles Streptococcus sanguis but has fibrils that are arranged in lateral tufts. These strains were originally isolated from human throats and oral cavities and have been referred to previously as "Streptococcus sanguis I," the "CR group," and the "tufted-fibril group." Until now, insufficient phenotypic data have been available to allow reliable differentiation of these strains from other viridans streptococcal species… CONTINUE READING

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