Microbiology - Streptococcus - Discussion

Discussion :: Streptococcus - Section 1 (Q.No.4)

4. 

Which of the following cross-reacts with cell wall carbohydrate of Streptococcus pyogenes?

[A]. Cardiac valves
[B]. Synovial fluid
[C]. Myocardium
[D]. Vascular intima

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

No answer description available for this question.

Eswari said: (Jul 29, 2012)  
'M' surface protein of Streptococcus pyogenes in similar to the cell surface protein of heart valves and kidney.

Dr.Majda Qureshi said: (Jan 16, 2018)  
Component of the cell wall of selected M type induce antibodies that react with cardiac muscle tissue.

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