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Subtopic 1:
Beta-hemolytic Streptococci
1.1, 1.2, 1.3
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Subtopic 2: Alpha-hemolytic streptococci
  Activity 2
  Subtopic 2 Summary
Subtopic 3: Gamma Streptococci
3.1, 3.2
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Subtopic 3: Gamma Streptococci

The group D streptococci include Streptococcus bovis and Streptococcus equinus. They can be found as normal intestinal flora. They are usually gamma streptococci. The group D streptococci share a number of characteristics with the genus Enterococcus, including the group D antigen. The group D streptococci can be involved in bacterial endocarditis, urinary tract infections, abscesses, and wound infections.