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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Multidrug-Resistant Corynebacterium striatum Associated with Increased Use of Parenteral Antimicrobial Drugs
The factors with sensitivity <1 include Streptococcus agalactiae, Corynebacterium striatum, and Stenotrophomonas maltopilia.
A Deep Staphylococcus epidermis 9% Staphylococcus lugdunensis 3% Staphylococcus haemolyticus 2% Enterococcus faecalis 15% Enterococcus faecium 3% Escherichiacoli 11% Pseudomonas aeruginosa 8% Klebsiella pneumoniae 3% Acinetobacter baumannii 3% Enterobacter cloacae 3% Klebsiella oxytoca 2% Proteus vulgaris 2% Corynebacterium striatum 2% Shigella flexneri 2% Stenotrophomonas maltopilia 2% Hafnia alvei 5% Staphy lococc usaureus 28% B Surface Staphylococcus epidermis 2% Staphylococcus cohnii 2% Staphylococcus haemolyticus 2% Enterococcus faecalis 2% Enterococcus faecium 2% Streptococcus agalactiae 5% Escherichia coli 5% Pseudomonas aeruginosa 16% Pseudomonas mendocina 2% Klebsiella pneumoniae 2% Acinetobacter genomospec.
sputum culture results: "Many Corynebacterium striatum recovered--predominant organism.
Fatal pulmonary infection caused by Corynebacterium striatum.
At the University of Washington Medical Center (Seattle, WA, USA), Corynebacterium striatum has historically been the second most commonly isolated Corynebacterium species, after C.
Distinguish anatomic sites of clinically relevant infection with Corynebacterium striatum
Corynebacterium striatum is the most commonly isolated corynebacteria in infections
Nosocomial outbreak of Corynebacterium striatum infection in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
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.