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Infections caused by Gram-positive bacteria 

Infections caused by Gram-positive bacteria
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Infections caused by Gram-positive bacteria
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Philippa C. Matthews

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10.1093/med/9780198737773.003.0002
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Anthrax Bacillus anthracis

From Greek for ‘black’

Clostridia

Botulism Clostridium botulinum

Tetanus Clostridium tetani

Diphtheria Corynebacterium diphtheriae

Classification of Streptococci

Pneumococcus Streptococcus pneumoniae

Group A Streptococcus Streptococcus pyogenes