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Prevalence of Gemella haemolysans on the pharyngeal mucosa of man.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  4088129     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
By culturing pharyngeal swabs from 199 students a carrier rate for Gemella haemolysans of 29.7% was detected. Demonstration of hemolysis depended on blood species and on agar base. Optimum growth was obtained under aerobic conditions in a 10% CO2-enriched atmosphere. The cells divided in two planes which were not regularly at right angles to each other. They appeared to be surrounded by a small capsule. Contrary to earlier descriptions, acid was produced from galactose, acetoin was produced by practically all strains and nitrite was reduced by all strains. Acid production from trehalose and N-acetyl-glucosamine, alkaline and acid phosphatase, C4 and C8 esterase, pyrrolidone arylamidase and phosphoamidase activities were detected. In tube precipitation, antigenic relations between type strain and the new isolates were demonstrated.
U Berger
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Medical microbiology and immunology     Volume:  174     ISSN:  0300-8584     ISO Abbreviation:  Med. Microbiol. Immunol.     Publication Date:  1985  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1986-02-28     Completed Date:  1986-02-28     Revised Date:  2007-02-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0314524     Medline TA:  Med Microbiol Immunol     Country:  GERMANY, WEST    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  267-74     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Bacterial Infections / epidemiology
Carrier State / epidemiology
Mucous Membrane / microbiology
Nasopharynx / microbiology*
Streptococcaceae / growth & development,  immunology,  isolation & purification*,  metabolism

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