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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Toxigenic strains of Corynebacterium diphtheriae are transmitted person-to-person and cause respiratory and cutaneous diphtheria; infections of other mucous membranes, such as the eye, have been reported (1).
The DOH said diphtheria is an infection caused by the bacterium Corynebacterium diphtheriae. "It infects the throat and upper airways, and produces a toxin affecting other organs."
ATLANTA -- Seven cases of imported Corynebacterium diphtheriae in Minnesota highlight the importance of maintaining suspicion that cutaneous lesions in individuals with recent travel to endemic countries might be associated with C.
Prior to Fina Biosolutions' new method of production, the CRM197protein was manufactured by Corynebacterium diphtheriae at low yields or was available commercially at high cost.
Diphtheria is a life-threatening serious disease that is caused by Corynebacterium diphtheriae. It may be observed as upper respiratory system infection involving tonsils, larynx, pharynx and/or viscous membranes in nose.
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.
As the use of MLST protocol of Corynebacterium diphtheriae ( proved to be inadequate for analysis of C.
The Corynebacteria are divided into two groups: Corynebacterium diphtheriae and nondiphtherial Corynebacteria, collectively referred to as diphtheroids.
pseudotuber- Length ID culosis protein Species (aa) (%) Nitrate reductase Corynebacterium diphtheriae 1,240 97 alpha subunit Corynebacterium glutamicum 1,248 77 (NarG)--1240aa Mycobacterium tuberculosis 1,232 56 Escherichia coli 1,247 46 Nitrate reductase Corynebacterium diphtheriae 533 95 beta subunit Corynebacterium glutamicum 531 79 (NarH)--533aa Mycobacterium tuberculosis 538 64 Escherichia coli 512 54 Nitrate reductase Corynebacterium diphtheriae 259 96 gamma subunit Corynebacterium glutamicum 259 75 (NarI)--259aa Mycobacterium tuberculosis 241 48 Escherichia coli 225 28 Nitrate reductase Corynebacterium diphtheriae 209 89 chaperone Corynebacterium glutamicum 228 63 (NarJ)--209aa Mycobacterium tuberculosis 206 37 Escherichia coli 236 30 Nitrate/nitrite C.

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