Pleomorphism of enteroccocus

Yersinia yersinia at GATE.CYBERNEX.NET
Tue Nov 19 22:30:11 EST 1996

Medusa writes,
<If I could bother to inquire......enteroccocus is a strep...when it 
pleomorphizes into diploccocus does it still retain the same virul 
properties..that is is it still an disease causing organism? Is the  
diplococcus still gram positive ?>

Yes, diplococci can cause disease, and they are also gram positive (at 
least the ones I saw were...think I'll hit Bergey's tomorrow at work!).


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