genus Corynebacterium


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Noun1.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
bacteria genus - a genus of bacteria
Corynebacteriaceae, family Corynebacteriaceae - a large family of mostly Gram-positive and aerobic and nonmotile rod-shaped bacteria of the order Eubacteriales
corynebacterium - any species of the genus Corynebacterium
C. diphtheriae, Corynebacterium diphtheriae, Klebs-Loeffler bacillus - a species of bacterium that causes diphtheria
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Given the paucity of susceptibility data, minimum inhibitory concentration interpretive criteria for the genus Corynebacterium can be extrapolated to Arcanobacterium (Trueperella) species for interpretation [22].
Within the genus Corynebacterium, the CuNIR proteins are found to have similar sizes to that of C.
Qualitative analysis in the studied workplaces revealed presence of 19 bacterial species belonging to 14 genera (Table 3), including 3 species of the genus Corynebacterium, and another 3 species of the genus Staphylococcus, and 2 of the genus Bacillus.