Streptococcus pneumoniae

Precautions

Standard Precautions
Standard Precautions

Susceptibilities

General Information

Pathogen information

Gram (+) cocci in pairs (diplococci)

  • Catalase (-)

  • Alpha-hemolytic

Epidemiology

Colonizes nasopharyngeal cavity

Associated syndromes

  • CAP

  • Meningitis

  • Bacteremia