Corynebacterium striatum

Cor·y·ne·bac·te·ri·um stri·a·'tum

a bacterial species found in nasal mucus and in the throat; also found in udders of cows with mastitis; pathogenic to laboratory animals; a rare cause of infection to immunocompromised patients.

Cor·y·ne·bac·te·ri·um stri·a·tum

(kŏ-rīnē-bak-tērē-ŭm strī-ātŭm)
Bacterial species found in nasal mucus and in the throat.
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Clonal multidrug-resistant Corynebacterium striatum strains, Italy.
Nosocomial outbreak of Corynebacterium striatum infection in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
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Fatal pulmonary infection caused by Corynebacterium striatum.
We assessed the clinical relevance and performed molecular characterization of 36 multidrug-resistant strains of Corynebacterium striatum.
Outbreak of multi-resistant Corynebacterium striatum infection in an Italian general intensive care unit.
The 51,409-bp R-plasmid pTP 10 from the multiresistant clinical isolate Corynebacterium striatum M82B is composed of DNA segments initially identified in soil bacteria and in plant, animal, and human pathogens.
Multidrug-resistant Corynebacterium striatum pneumonia in a heart transplant recipient.