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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Rapid screening for toxigenic Corynebacterium diphtheriae by the polymerase chain reaction.
An outbreak of nontoxigenic Corynebacterium diphtheriae infection: single bacterial clone causing invasive infection among Swiss drug users.
Nontoxigenic highly pathogenic clone of Corynebacterium diphtheriae, Poland, 2004-2012.
Pharyngeal or cutaneous diphtheria caused by toxigenic Corynebacterium diphtheriae and C.
The first case of septicemia and endocarditis due to nontoxigenic Corynebacterium diphtheriae in Poland.
Death in a child infected with toxigenic Corynebacterium diphtheriae in London.
Multilocus sequence typing identifi es evidence for recombination and two distinct lineages of Corynebacterium diphtheriae.
Toxigenic Corynebacterium diphtheriae associated with an equine wound infection.
Classical diphtheria caused by Corynebacterium ulcerans in Germany: amino acid sequence differences between diphtheria toxins from Corynebacterium diphtheriae and C.
Diphtheria is a disease caused by the exotoxin produced by Corynebacterium diphtheriae.
double dagger]) No Corynebacterium diphtheriae or Bacillus anthracis organisms were reported.
From 1997 to 2003, 6 cases of cutaneous infections caused by toxigenic Corynebacterium diphtheriae were documented (Table).

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