a species that causes pharyngitis and chronic skin ulcers in humans and farm animals.
Arcanobacterium haemolyticumInfectious disease A bacterial pathogen of adolescents and young adults that causes an exanthem similar to that caused by viruses, toxins, and drugs Clinical From mild pharyngitis to diphtheria-like with septicemia Treatment Antibiotics
Arcanobacterium haemolyticum(ar-kā″nō-bak-tēr′ē-ŭm hē″mŏ-lit′ĭ-kŭm)
A species of gram-positive, facultatively anaerobic bacteria that grow well in carbon dioxide–enriched environments. They may cause several infectious diseases, including exudative pharyngitis/tonsillitis, osteomyelitis, and sepsis.
Ar·can·o·bac·te·ri·um hae·mo·ly·ti·cum(ahr-kanō-bak-tērē-ŭm hēmō-liti-kŭm)
Species that causes pharyngitis and chronic skin ulcers in humans and farm animals.