Corynebacterium amycolatum

Corynebacterium amycolatum

a species found as normal skin flora, it causes septicemia, frequently associated with venous access devices, and has also been recovered from urinary tract infections and mixed flora abscesses.

Cor·y·ne·bac·te·ri·um am·y·co·la·tum

(kŏ-rī'nē-bak-tēr'ē-ŭm am-i-kō-lā'tŭm)
A species found as normal skin flora that causes septicemia; frequently associated with use of venous access devices; has been recovered from urinary tract infections and abscesses with mixed flora.
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1) No bacteria were observed on histopathologic examination or was isolated, but a Corynebacterium amycolatum was suspected in this case.
3) In these two studies, we found a total of 73 Corynebacterium isolates; Corynebacterium auris was the most common organism in patients with AOE, and Corynebacterium amycolatum and Corynebacterium pseudodiphtheriticum were the most common isolates in patients with middle ear infection.
The Boswellia-extract was effective against Streptococcus pyogenes, Corynebacterium amycolatum and E.
B (DSM 2134) 1 1 20 100 Enterococcus faecalis (ATCC 19212) 1 100 100 100 Escherichia coli (ATCC 25922) -- -- -- -- Morganella morganii (E 10679/93) -- -- 100 100 Klebsiella pneumoniae (ATCC 27736) -- -- -- -- Pseudomonas aeruginosa (ATCC 27853) -- -- 100 100 Serratia marcescens (E 8382/92) -- -- -- -- Pseudomonas maltophilia (D 141/92) -- -- 100 100 Bacillus subtilis (ATCC 6633) 1 20 20 20 Micrococcus luteus (DSM 348) 1 1 100 100 Corynebacterium amycolatum (ATCC 494368) 1 10 20 100 Corynebact.
We describe three cases of nosocomial endocarditis caused by nondiphtheriae corynebacteria, including the first reported case of Corynebacterium amycolatum endocarditis.
In particular, Corynebacterium amycolatum, which was first described in 1988 (2), is becoming widely recognized as an important pathogen, although it has been underreported in part because of its misidentification as C.
Identification and antibiograms of the Corynebacteria species in three cases of endocarditis, London Organism: gram-positive rod, nonmotile, Further catalase positive Colonial morphology identification Corynebacterium amycolatum Case 1 Dry, gray (a) Coryne API GLC (b) C.
Most Corynebacterium xerosis strains identified in the routine clinical laboratory correspond to Corynebacterium amycolatum.
Three months before presentation of this penguin, a large percentage of the yellow-eyed penguin chicks from the region where this bird was found had been affected by a severe bacterial stomatitis caused by Corynebacterium amycolatum.
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