Streptococcal Infections: Organism, Epidemiology, Diagnosis, and Treatment
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Streptococcal Infections: Organism, Epidemiology, Diagnosis, and Treatment

Test your knowledge on streptococcal infections with this quiz covering the organism, epidemiology, diseases caused, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention and control. Learn about the classification of streptococci based on hemolysis in blood agar and more.

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Which type of streptococci is characterized by partial destruction of red blood cells on blood agar?

Alpha-hemolytic streptococci

In which age group does the incidence of both respiratory and skin infections caused by streptococci peak?

Infants

Which type of streptococci are common in the normal vaginal flora and occasionally cause invasive neonatal infection?

Beta-hemolytic streptococci

Which type of streptococcal disease is characterized by bacterial pharyngitis and cellulitis?

<p>Suppurative (pyogenic) diseases</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which bacterium is the most common cause of pharyngitis or sore throat?

<p>S. pyogenes</p> Signup and view all the answers

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