Corynebacterium pseudodiphtheriticum

Cor·y·ne·bac·te·ri·um pseu·do·diph·the·ri·t'i·cum

a rarely pathogenic species found in normal throats.
Synonym(s): Hofmann bacillus
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Strains used to test the specificity of quantitative PCR and Ct obtained in a study of Corynebacterium pseudodiphtheriticum infection in CF patients, France, August 2005-June 2008 * Corynebacterium spp.
Tracheobronchitis due to Corynebacterium pseudodiphtheriticum.
A case of Corynebacterium pseudodiphtheriticum nosocomial pneumonia.
Corynebacterium pseudodiphtheriticum pneumonia in an immunologically intact host.
CDC coryneform group G, Corynebacterium pseudodiphtheriticum
aureus at these sites and that of a different bacterial species, Corynebacterium pseudodiphtheriticum, suggesting that the two organisms compete with each other and that C.
Corynebacterium pseudodiphtheriticum associated with suppurative lymphadenitis.
To the Editor: Corynebacterium pseudodiphtheriticum has seldom been isolated from patients with upper respiratory tract infections and pneumonia.
Native valve endocarditis due to Corynebacterium pseudodiphtheriticum.
Lung abscess involving Corynebacterium pseudodiphtheriticum in a patient with AIDS-related complex.
Therapeutic use: Besifloxacin (5, 6) is an ophthalmic antimicrobial indicated for the treatment of bacterial conjunctivitis caused by susceptible isolates of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention coryneform group G, Corynebacterium pseudodiphtheriticum, Corynebacterium striatum, Haemophilus influenzae, Moraxella lacunata, Staphylococcus aureus, Staphylococcus epidermidis, Staphylococcus hominis, Staphylococcus lugdunensis, Streptococcus mitis group, Streptococcus oralis, Streptococcus pneumoniae, and Streptococcus salivarius.
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.

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