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co·ry·ne·bac·te·ri·um

 (kôr′ə-nē-băk-tîr′ē-əm, kə-rĭn′ə-)
n. pl. co·ry·ne·bac·te·ri·a (-tîr′ē-ə)
Any of various gram-positive, rod-shaped bacteria of the genus Corynebacterium, which includes many animal and plant pathogens, such as the causative agent of diphtheria.

[New Latin Corynēbacterium, genus name : Greek korunē, club; see ker- in Indo-European roots + bacterium.]

corynebacterium

(ˌkɒrənɪbækˈtɪərɪəm)
n, pl corynebacteria
any of various bacterium of the genus Corynebacterium, including various animal and plant pathogens and animal parasites
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.corynebacterium - any species of the genus Corynebacterium
eubacteria, eubacterium, true bacteria - a large group of bacteria having rigid cell walls; motile types have flagella
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
C. diphtheriae, Corynebacterium diphtheriae, Klebs-Loeffler bacillus - a species of bacterium that causes diphtheria
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La Linfadenitis Caseosa (LC) es una enfermedad infecciosa cronica que afecta a pequenos rumiantes, el agente causal es Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis y en ovejas (Ovis aries) cursa con agrandamiento visible y/o palpable en ganglios linfaticos superficiales, pudiendo estar acompanada con secrecion purulenta caseosa e inclusive, con manifestaciones semejantes en organos linfoides profundos [2, 10], comprometiendo asi la productividad de los rebanos por la depreciacion de carnes, disminucion de la ganancia de peso, produccion de leche y lana, emaciacion progresiva del animal hasta la muerte y/o retiro prematuro dentro de los rebanos [16, 72].
Survival of Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis in axenic purulent exudates on common barnyard fomites.
ovis presentan epididimitis (OIE, 2004); ademas que puede ocurrir la presencia de otros agentes causantes de epididimitis y orquitis, tales como Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis y Staphylococus aureus (Zamora et al.
A linfadenite caseosa e causada pelo Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis, bacilo Gram-positivo, pleomorfico, aerobio, que cresce em agar sangue em 24-48 horas e causa hemolise (RIET-CORREA et al, 2001).
An inferferon-gamma assay for diagnosis of Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis infection um adult sheep from a research flock.
The disease is caused by the bacteria Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis, and is a chronic condition characterised by the formation of abscesses in the glands, which eventually burst and discharge greenish yellow pus.
PHOTO : Electron micrograph of Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis, a club-shaped bacterium, the causative agent of CLA.
Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis was isolated from 3 blood samples, 2 drawn using the central venous catheter (CVC) and 1 from peripheral blood.
La linfadenitis granulomatosa es una enfermedad infectocontagiosa de las alpacas, de curso generalmente cronico, enzootica, causada por el Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis y caracterizada por la formacion de abscesos en nodulos linfaticos y organos internos.
CLA is caused by the bacterium Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis and results in abscesses forming in the animal's lymph nodes.