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Beta hemolysis

Definition

noun

Hemolysis on blood agar where a zone of clearing surrounding a bacterial colony indicates complete lysis of red blood cells.


Supplement

The hemolytic reactions of streptococci on blood agar plates can be used for their preliminary identification and classification. For instance, Streptococcus pneumoniae forms alpha hemolysis, Streptococcus pyogenes forms beta hemolysis, and Enterococcus faecalis displays gamma hemolysis on blood agar plates.


Variant: β-hemolysis.

Synonym: complete hemolysis
Compare: alpha hemolysis, gamma hemolysis


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I already gave you the answer in the other thread. It's beta-hemolytic streptococcus (provided that your previous post correctly identified hemolysis). Look at the links bellow: http://loudoun.nvcc.edu/vetonline/vet13 ... cocci2.gif http://img.docstoccdn.com/thumb/orig/9217067.png ...

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by microbiologyhelp
Fri Dec 20, 2013 10:07 pm
 
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Re: Re:

I already gave you the answer in the other thread. It's beta-hemolytic streptococcus (provided that your previous post correctly identified hemolysis). Look at the links bellow: http://loudoun.nvcc.edu/vetonline/vet13 ... cocci2.gif http://img.docstoccdn.com/thumb/orig/9217067.png ...

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by microbiologyhelp
Thu Dec 12, 2013 6:12 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: ID OF UNKNOWN?!?!
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I already gave you the answer in the other thread. It's beta-hemolytic streptococcus (provided that your previous post correctly identified hemolysis). Look at the links bellow: http://loudoun.nvcc.edu/vetonline/vet13 ... cocci2.gif http://img.docstoccdn.com/thumb/orig/9217067.png ...

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by microbiologyhelp
Sun Dec 08, 2013 10:35 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: ID OF UNKNOWN?!?!
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Views: 3527

ID OF UNKNOWN?!?!

I already gave you the answer in the other thread. It's beta-hemolytic streptococcus (provided that your previous post correctly identified hemolysis). Look at the links bellow: http://loudoun.nvcc.edu/vetonline/vet13 ... cocci2.gif http://img.docstoccdn.com/thumb/orig/9217067.png

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by Cat
Sun Dec 08, 2013 6:10 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: ID OF UNKNOWN?!?!
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... ID gram negative bacteria. In your earlier post you said that you got beta hemolysis, so you can say that it's "beta hemolytic streptococci" or you can do additional ...

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by microbiologyhelp
Mon Dec 02, 2013 9:12 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: URGENT HELP IDENTIFYING UNKNOWN BACTERIA!!!
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