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.
Dentro de las bacterias aisladas, el Corynebacterium bovis fue la bacteria con mayor frecuencia de aislamiento (46,73%), concordando con otros autores, donde aislaron con predominancia este genero de bacteria con una frecuencia mayor desde 34 a 42% [4, 14, 21].
The bacteriologic analysis of samples were made based on guidelines of the National Mastitis Council, by getting 28 (43%) positive isolations, distributed as follows: 14 isolations (50%) Streptococcus, all of the species Streptococcus agalactiae; 12 isolations (43%) were of the genus Staphylococcus, from which 11 were coagulase positive Staphylococcus spp and 1 coagulase negative; and 2 isolations (7%) Corynebacterium, being both of the species Corynebacterium bovis.
epidermidis (26%), Staphylococcus caprae (25%), Streptococcus dysgalactiae (6,7%), Corynebacterium bovis (2,9%), Streptococcus uberis (1,9%), Escherichia coli (1,9%) e Micrococcus spp.

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