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Having the shape of a corynebacterium.

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resembling a corynebacterium
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neuii was involved in the CDC coryneform group 1 bacteria until 1994.
diphtheriae infection was not clinically suspected in any of the patients; treating institutions detected the organism through matrix-assisted laser desorption/ ionization-time-of-flight mass spectrometry (MALDI-TOF) testing ofwound-derived coryneform isolates.
Clinical and epidemiological features of coryneform skin infections at a tertiary hospital.
Jude Children's Hospital, USA, reported 17 cases of infections caused by coryneform bacteria in paediatric patients with cancer (with a median age of 11.2 years old).
Gram stain of the BAL fluid showed 3 + WBCs with rare Gram negative rods, 1+ Gram positive cocci, and few coryneform Gram positive rods which was felt to be consistent with normal upper respiratory flora.
Direct microscopy of the undiluted vitreous sample showed pleomorphic rods with coccoid or club-shaped appearance suggesting coryneform bacteria.
The present study was planned with the same objective, but specifically to explore the impact of varying biotin concentrations upon the membrane permeability of a Coryneform strain, Corynebacterium glutamicum NIAB SS-27.
Properties and antimicrobial activity of the smear surface cheese coryneform bacterium Brevibacterium linens.
Coryneform bacteria in infectious diseases: Clinical and laboratory aspects.
Number Gram negative organism Bacteroides species * 3 Citrobacterfreundii ** 2 Enterobacterspecies 1 Escherichiacoli 12 KlebsiellaPneumoniae 7 Gram positive organisms Clostridiumtetani* 1 Coagulase-negative Staphylococcus 9 Coryneform bacteria 1 Enterococcus species 3 Staphylococcus aureus 13 Streptococcus pyogenes 8 Streptococcuspneumoniae 1 Streptococcusspecies 1 Viridiansstreptococcus ** 3 Listeriamonocytogenes 1 Positive rods isolated * 1 Total 67 * Anaerobe.
One out of three sets of blood cultures was positive for coryneform bacilli at 65 hours which was thought to be a contaminant.
Prospective study of catalase-positive coryneform organisms in clinical specimens: identification, clinical relevance, and antibiotic susceptibility.