Calymmatobacterium


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Calymmatobacterium

[kə¦lim·əd·ō‚bak′tir·ē·əm]
(microbiology)
A genus of gram-negative, usually encapsulated, pleomorphic rods of uncertain affiliation; the single species causes granuloma inguinale in humans.
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Detection and Discrimination of Herpes Simplex Viruses, Haemophilus ducreyi, Treponema pallidum and Calymmatobacterium (Klebsiella) granulomatis from Genital Ulcers.
Histiocytes may also be parasitized by Calymmatobacterium granulomatis and Klebsiella pneumoniae rhinoscleromatis.