Table 1.

Growth characteristics of some species of Streptococcus

StrainGrowth at:
10°C45°C6.5% NaClpH 9.640% bile
Pyogenic
S. pyogenes
S. pneumoniae
Oral
S. sanguis
S. mutans
Enterococci
E. hirae+++++
Lactic
L. lactis++
Other
S. thermophilus+