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Streptococcus in the blood

The name streptococcus  indicates a genus of spherical gram-positive bacteria , cocci, that usually grow in pairs. They are facultative anaerobes with a preference for anaerobiosis. They are able to produce toxic  substances, toxins, one of which, streptolysin, can destroy red blood cells.

Eni S.p.A. - P.IVA 00905811006