Corynebacterium

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Corynebacterium

[¦kȯr·ə‚nē·bak′tir·ē·əm]
(microbiology)
A genus of gram-positive, straight or slightly curved rods in the coryneform group of bacteria; club-shaped swellings are common; includes human and animal parasites and pathogens, and plant pathogens.
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Ventriculojugular shunt nephritis with Corynebacterium bovis.
Corynebacterium bovis shoulder prosthetic joint infection: the first reported case.
Characteristics and test results for 4 isolates of Corynebacterium bovis from patients with eye infections, Washington, USA, 2013 * Characteristic Isolates from this study F7181 F7545 F7275 F7551 Patient no.

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