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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Prevalence of Corynebacterium ulcerans in dogs in Osaka, Japan.
Toxigenic Corynebacterium ulcerans isolated from a wild bird (ural owl) and its feed (shrew-moles): comparison of molecular types with human isolates.
A case report and epidemiological investigation of axillary lymph node abscess caused by Corynebacterium ulcerans in an HIV-1-positive patient.
Pigs as source for toxigenic Corynebacterium ulcerans. Emerg Infect Dis.
Diphtheria in the United Kingdom, 1986-2008: the increasing role of Corynebacterium ulcerans. Epidemiol Infect.
Corynebacterium ulcerans 0102 carries the gene encoding diphtheria toxin on a prophage different from the C.
Rapid detection and molecular differentiation of toxigenic Corynebacterium diphtheriae and Corynebacterium ulcerans strains by LightCycler PCR.
Identification of Corynebacterium ulcerans strains isolated from ferrets * MIT accession CDC API CDC interpretation no.
Human clinical isolates of Corynebacterium diphtheriae and Corynebacterium ulcerans collected in Canada from 1999 to 2003 but not fitting reporting criteria for cases of diphtheria.
Isolates of toxigenic Corynebacterium ulcerans and patient deaths reported by DIPNET member countries, Europe, 2000-2009 * Patient No.
Classical diphtheria caused by Corynebacterium ulcerans in Germany: amino acid sequence differences between diphtheria toxins from Corynebacterium diphtheriae and C.
'Corynebacterium ulcerans': a potential cause of diphtheria.