Streptococcus difficile is a nonhemolytic group B, type Ib Streptococcus.

@article{Vandamme1997StreptococcusDI,
  title={Streptococcus difficile is a nonhemolytic group B, type Ib Streptococcus.},
  author={Peter Vandamme and Luc A. Devriese and Bruno Pot and Karel Kersters and Pierrette Melin},
  journal={International journal of systematic bacteriology},
  year={1997},
  volume={47 1},
  pages={81-5}
}
Whole-cell protein electrophoretic analysis of the type strain of Streptococcus difficile (LMG 15799) revealed that this organism was indistinguishable from Streptococcus agalactiae strains. Although LMG 15799T (T = type strain) was originally described as serologically untypeable, we found that this strain was a group B streptococcus belonging to the capsular polysaccharide antigen type Ib group. The biochemical reactivity of S. difficile, which differed from the biochemical reactivity of… CONTINUE READING

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