corynebacteria


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cor·y·ne·bac·te·ri·a

(kŏ-rī'nē-bak-tēr'ē-ă),
Plural of corynebacterium.
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The rates of antibiotic resistance at the hospital demonstrate there were changes in the incidence, treatment, and evolution of corynebacteria bacteraemia after a stricter antibiotic control (CBSRI protocol).
Holmes, "Nosocomial endocarditis caused by Corynebacterium amycolatum and other nondiphtheriae corynebacteria," Emerging Infectious Diseases, vol.
Corynebacteria were identified to the species level if isolated in pure culture or if deemed to be clinically meaningful if present in a polymicrobial culture.
Corynebacteria (Figure 2) were detected in 71.4% of samples of the experimental group which is less by 4.8% than in the samples of control animals.
The researchers also discovered differences in infant flora by body site, with streptococci, staphylococci, and propionibacteria being most prevalent on the forehead; streptococci, staphylococci, and corynebacteria being most prevalent on the arms; and clostridia, streptococci, and ruminococci being most prevalent on the buttocks.
Corynebacteria have been isolated from a wide range of environments (eg, dairy products, soil, sewage, sediments, aquatic sources, and animals), but they can also occur as part of the indigenous microflora of animals and man.
7,510,704 B2; Unilever Home & Personal Care USA has patented a cosmetic composition that is comprised of an antimicrobial active capable of providing sub-lethal inhibition of fatty acid catabolism by corynebacteria. The antimicrobial active is comprised of 4-hydroxy-3-methoxybenzyl alcohol (0.1-0.5%); a structurant (1-30%); an emulsifier (0.1-10%); and an antiperspirant active (5-30%).
This retrospective study was carried out to identify isolated Corynebacteria biochemically, determine their toxigenicity, drug sensitivity and some epidemiological characteristics of diphtheria cases from Delhi and adjoining States for the period 1998-2004.
The primary infection with corynebacteria takes place in the respiratory tract and affects mainly the pharyngeal tonsil.
The Gram-positive Corynebacteria and Propionibacteria are part of the physiological skin flora.