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  • noun Plural form of pneumococcus.

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Examples

  • She lay five days on her studio cot, hauling in air like water from a well, too vain to grant an audience to medicine, while her lungs ripened with pneumococci and her blood starved.

    Creatures: A Memoir

  • She lay five days on her studio cot, hauling in air like water from a well, too vain to grant an audience to medicine, while her lungs ripened with pneumococci and her blood starved.

    Creatures: A Memoir

  • Getting rid of the vaccine-targeted pneumococci evidently made life better for their non-vaccine-targeted relatives.

    Vaccines creating superbugs?

  • Getting rid of the vaccine-targeted pneumococci evidently made life better for their non-vaccine-targeted relatives.

    Archive 2007-05-01

  • Rita Iverson, R. N.Even if effective vaccines against HIV, malaria and pneumococci are developed ( "A Shot of Hope," Oct. 1) and made available to poor countries at very low cost, their administration to the target population would require massive efforts and resources.

    Mail Call: Making a Difference

  • Isatis I. indigotica or I. tinctoria, also known as da qing ye in Traditional Chinese Medicine, contains indican and isatin B among other compounds and is known to have potent antibacterial properties against staphylococci, pneumococci, and meningococci, which means that it is useful for virtually all common bacterial infections.

    THE NATURAL REMEDY BIBLE

  • It has been found to be effective for staphylococci, pneumococci, streptococci, dysentery, typhoid, tuberculosis, and most gram-positive bacteria.

    THE NATURAL REMEDY BIBLE

  • - Chronic discharge (otorrhea) - Occasional acute re-infection: fever + pain, usually associated with an obstruction to drainage through the perforated drum with secondary infection by streptococci, pneumococci or gram negative organisms.

    Chapter 7

  • Felton showed that adult mice could be immunized and therefore protected against otherwise lethal doses of living pneumococci by the injection of 0.5 micrograms of a pneumococcal polysaccharide of the appropriate antigenic type.

    Peter Medawar - Nobel Lecture

  • Further, the serum separated from blood withdrawn from the animal about a week after an injection, if used in doses of .01 c.c., will protect a mouse against the lethal effects of at least ten minimal lethal doses of living pneumococci.

    The Elements of Bacteriological Technique A Laboratory Guide for Medical, Dental, and Technical Students. Second Edition Rewritten and Enlarged.

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