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- Infectious disease : In broad terms, diseases caused by living organisms; also a subspecialty of internal medicine concerned with the treatment of such diseases
- Streptococci : Add brief definition or description
- Cellulitis : Acute, diffuse, inflammation of loose connective tissue, particularly the deep subcutaneous tissues, and sometimes muscle, usually due to infection and associated with redness, pain, swelling and warmth to the touch
- Necrotizing fasciitis : A fulminating bacterial infection, popularly called "flesh eating bacteria", of the deep layers of the skin and fascia. Streptococcus pyogenes is the most common pathogen, although a wide range of organisms can produce it
- Necrotizing fascitis : A fulminating, rapidly progressive, extremely destructive bacterial infection of the deep layers of the skin and fascia, often associated with Streptococcus pyogenes
- Scarlet fever : An acute bacterial infection, caused by Streptococcus pyogenes, usually presenting as a sudden sore throat with a red rash, fever, and changes in the color of the tongue.
- Sinusitis : Infection or inflammation of the paranasal sinuses, which may or may not be as a result of infection, from bacterial, fungal, viral, allergic or autoimmune issues.
- Penicillin : A class of antibiotic drugs that have a common β-lactam core structure.
- Cefaclor : A second generation cephalosporin antibiotic drug used to treat both Gram-positive and Gram-negative aerobic bacteria.
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- Gangrene : Destruction of biological tissue, primarily from a compromised blood supply, but also from destructive microorganisms or their exotoxins
- Glucose : A monosaccharide (or simple sugar) and an important carbohydrate in biology, used by the living cell as a source of energy and metabolic intermediate.
- Lactam : A cyclic amide chemical compound. Important component of many antibiotics.
- Phagocytosis : That part of immune response in which defensive cells such as neutrophils and macrophages surround and "digest" foreign particles
- Platelet : Cell fragments circulating in the blood.