Gram Positive Cocci
Specific soluble substance of pneumococci which protects the organism from phagocytosis
|D||Receptor destroying enzyme|
a. Pneumococci are capsulated organisms.
b. The capsular polysaccharide is called specific soluble substance.
c. Haemolysin produced by pneumococci is an oxygen labile hemolysin. Hence under anaerobic conditions the alpha hemolysis becomes beta hemolysis.