Corynebacterium minutissimum


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Cor·y·ne·bac·te·ri·um mi·nu·tis·'si·mum

a bacterial species that is a component of normal skin flora, causes erythrasma in humans.
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Corynebacterium minutissimum

Microbiology The erythrasma agent, which is causes a common superficial skin infection Clinical Pruritic, scaling, red-brown macular patches; rarely, C minutissimum may disseminate, if the mucocutaneous surface is disrupted Management Erythromycin
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Corynebacterium minutissimum

The causative species of erythrasma.
See also: Corynebacterium
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