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a bacterial species causing bronchopneumonia and the formation of abscesses in the lungs of foals. It can cause bronchopneumonia in immunodeficient humans, especially those with AIDS.
Synonym(s): Corynebacterium equi
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Corynebacterium equiRhodococcus equi, see there.
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