Observation of beta-hemolysis among three strains of Streptococcus mutans

L. Wolff, W. F. Liljemark

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Abstract

Streptococcus mutans is normally alpha- or gamma-hemolytic on blood agar plates. However, three recently isolated S. mutans strains were observed to elicit beta-hemolysis. The production and nature of a hemolytic substance were studied.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)745-748
Number of pages4
JournalInfection and immunity
Volume19
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - 1978

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