The application notes include recommended starting dilutions; optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the end user.
Agg: See attached protocol.
Not yet tested in other applications.
Optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the end user.
Streptococcus is a genus of spherical, Gram-positive bacteria of the phylum Firmicutes. Streptococcus agalactiae is a gram-positive streptococcus characterized by the presence of Group B Lancefield antigen, and so takes the name Group B Streptococcus.
Infection with Group B Streptococcus (GBS), also known as Streptococcus agalactiae and more colloquially as Strep B and group B Strep, can cause serious illness and sometimes death, especially in newborn infants, the elderly, and patients with compromised immune systems. Group B streptococci are also prominent veterinary pathogens, because they can cause bovine mastitis (inflammation of the udder) in dairy cows. The species name "agalactiae" meaning "no milk", alludes to this.
Kothary V et al. Group B Streptococcus Induces Neutrophil Recruitment to Gestational Tissues and Elaboration of Extracellular Traps and Nutritional Immunity. Front Cell Infect Microbiol7:19 (2017).
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