Corynebacterium diphtheriae


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Corynebacterium diphtheriae

[¦kȯr·ə‚nē·bak′tir·ē·əm dif′thir·ē‚ī]
(microbiology)
A facultatively aerobic, nonmotile species of bacteria that causes diphtheria in humans. Also known as Klebs-Loeffler bacillus.
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Pangenomic study of Corynebacterium diphtheriae that provides insights into the genomic diversity of pathogenic isolates from cases of classical diphtheria, endocarditis, and pneumonia.
Diphtheria is caused by Corynebacterium diphtheriae having four subtypes, Gravis being more toxic, in settings of incomplete or absent immunization, low socio economic status, and overcrowding or immunocompromised host.
When referring to thermal death points, it is apparent that Corynebacterium diphtheriae can be destructed at the lowest temperature (58[degrees]C), while Salmonella typhimurium, Brucella melitensis, Mycobacterium tuberculosis and group A streptococci can all be destroyed at 62[degrees]C, if exposed to this temperature for a certain time span (ranging from 20-21 seconds for Corynebacterium diphtheriae to up to 135-144 seconds for group A streptococci).
Escobar en su investigacion hallo que los diametros de los halos de inhibicion de Corynebacterium diphtheriae fueron mayores a medida que se aumento la concentracion del extracto de C.
Pharyngeal or cutaneous diphtheria caused by toxigenic Corynebacterium diphtheriae and C.
Studies on the virulence of bacteriophage-infected strains of Corynebacterium diphtheriae.
1) In Europe and Australia, epidemiologic and/or molecular clusters of nontoxigenic Corynebacterium diphtheriae endocarditis and other infections have been reported, (2-4) often involving drug abusers.
Screening for Corynebacterium diphtheriae and Corynebacterium ulcerans in patients with upper respiratory tract infections 2007-2008: a multicentre European study.
Pharyngeal diphtheria caused by toxigenic Corynebacterium diphtheriae is well-controlled in Australia due to a vaccine administered as part of the national immunization program.
Respiratory diphtheria is caused by toxigenic Corynebacterium diphtheriae (also, rarely, by toxigenic (C.
4) Other bacterial agents that occasionally cause pharyngitis and are reported when recovered include group B and C beta-hemolynic streptococci, Neisseria gonorrhoeae, Arcanobacterium haemolyticum, Corynebacterium diphtheriae, Chlamydia pneumoniae, and Mycoplasma spp.
Detection of toxigenic Corynebacterium diphtheriae and Corynebacterium ulcerans strains by a novel real-time PCR.

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