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Infect Immun. Feb 1978; 19(2): 745–748.
PMCID: PMC414143

Observation of beta-hemolysis among three strains of Streptococcus mutans.


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.

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