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Noun1.Calymmatobacterium - a genus of bacterial rods containing only the one species that causes granuloma inguinale
bacteria, bacterium - (microbiology) single-celled or noncellular spherical or spiral or rod-shaped organisms lacking chlorophyll that reproduce by fission; important as pathogens and for biochemical properties; taxonomy is difficult; often considered to be plants
Calymmatobacterium granulomatis - the species of bacteria that causes granuloma inguinale
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Donovanosis is a disease caused by Klebsiella granulomatis, the genus of which was changed from Calymmatobacterium in 1999 following nucleic acid studies.
Donovanosis is chronic progressive destructive, granulomatous infection of superficial tissue of the genital region, caused by Calymmatobacterium granulomatis.