Query: NC_013895:117429 Clostridiales genomosp. BVAB3 str. UPII9-5 chromosome, complete Lineage: Clostridiales genomosp. BVAB3; Clostridiales; ; unclassified Clostridiales; Firmicutes; Bacteria General Information: This organism was isolated from the human urogenital tract, associated with bacterial vaginosis.
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General Information: This strain is a serotype M18 strain often associated with acute rheumatic fever outbreaks in the USA. Causes tonsilitis. Most streptococci are facultative anaerobes, and some are obligate anaerobes. Serologic grouping is based on antigenic differences in cell wall carbohydrates, in cell wall pili-associated protein, and in the polysaccharide capsule in group B streptococci. This organism is a member of the normal human nasopharyngeal flora. S. pyogenes is a group A streptococcus and is the leading cause of uncomplicated bacterial pharyngitis and tonsillitis. This organism is commonly referred to by the lay press as "flesh eating bacteria".