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Streptococcus pneumoniae
SEM micrograph of S. pneumoniae.
SEM micrograph of S. pneumoniae.
Scientific classification
Domain: Bacteria
Phylum: Firmicutes
Class: Diplococci
Order: Lactobacillales
Family: Streptococcaceae
Genus: Streptococcus
Species: S. pneumoniae
Binomial name
Streptococcus pneumoniae
(Klein 1884)
Chester 1901

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Overview

Historical Perspective

Pathophysiology

Causes

Differentiating Streptococcus pneumoniae from other Diseases

Epidemiology & Demographics

Risk Factors

Natural History, Complications & Prognosis

Diagnosis

History & Symptoms | Physical Examination | Lab Tests | Chest X Ray | CT | Other Imaging Findings | Other Diagnostic Studies

Treatment

Medical Therapy | Primary Prevention | Secondary Prevention | Cost-Effectiveness of Therapy | Future or Investigational Therapies

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