Klebs-Loffler bacillus


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Klebs-Löffler bacillus

(ˈklɛbzˈlʌflə; German ˈkleːpsˈlœflər)
n
(Microbiology) a rodlike Gram-positive bacterium, Corynebacterium diphtheriae, that causes diphtheria: family Corynebacteriaceae.
[C19: named after Edwin Klebs (1834–1913) and Friedrich A. J. Löffler (1852–1915), German bacteriologists]
Translations

Klebs-Löffler bacillus

n. bacilo de Klebs-Löffler, bacilo de la difteria.