Corynebacterium diphtheriae

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Noun1.Corynebacterium diphtheriae - a species of bacterium that causes diphtheria
corynebacterium - any species of the genus Corynebacterium
genus Corynebacterium - the type genus of the family Corynebacteriaceae which is widely distributed in nature; the best known are parasites and pathogens of humans and domestic animals
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Respiratory diphtheria, caused by toxigenic strains of the gram-positive bacillus Corynebacterium diphtheriae, is an upper respiratory tract disease characterized by a sore throat; mild fever; and gray-white pseudomembrane on the tonsils, larynx, or pharynx.
groups C and G) Neisseria gonorrhoeae Fusobacterium necrophorum Arcanobacterium haemolyticum Corynebacterium diphtheriae Francisella tularemia Mycoplasma pneumoniae Epstein-Barr virus Cytomegalovirus Human Immunodeficiency Virus Herpes Simplex virus (types 1 and 2)
Diphtheria is caused by the bacterium Corynebacterium diphtheriae, which produces a toxin that can harm or destroy human body tissues and organs.
Diphtheria is an acute bacterial disease caused by Corynebacterium diphtheriae, which can cause infection of the nasopharynx, result in obstruction of the airway, and lead to death.
Here we aim to explore the comprehensive mycothiolome in the major respiratory pathogen Corynebacterium diphtheriae.
The genus contains the species Corynebacterium diphtheriae and the nondiphtherial Corynebacterium, collectively referred to as diphtheroids.
Diphtheria is caused by Corynebacterium diphtheriae primarily affecting mucous membrane of upper airways.
2) This would be especially valuable since these medicines would probably prove to be valuable against other gram positive diseases such as acne, leprosy, Streptococci, Staphylococcus aureus, anthrax, Listeria monocytogenes, Actinomyces naeslundii, Corynebacterium diphtheriae, Streptococcus agalactiae, Propionibacterium spp.
Based on the available clinical records, some of the earliest documented outbreaks caused by the contamination of milk and other dairy products were probably due to infections with Campylobacter spp, (5) Salmonella typhi, (6) Corynebacterium diphtheriae, (7) or Streptococcus pyogenes, (8) although most germs had not yet been isolated at that time.
spinosa (Molina) Kuntze a diferentes concentraciones posee efecto antibacteriano sobre cepas de Corynebacterium diphtheriae.
ulcerans infections can be clinically indistinguishable from toxigenic Corynebacterium diphtheriae infections.

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