Detection of differences in the nucleotide and amino acid sequences of diphtheria toxin from Corynebacterium diphtheriae
and Corynebacterium ulcerans causing extrapharyngeal infections.
Genetic analysis of tox+ and tox-bacteriophages of Corynebacterium diphtheriae
Studies on the virulence of bacteriophage-infected strains of Corynebacterium diphtheriae
1) In Europe and Australia, epidemiologic and/or molecular clusters of nontoxigenic Corynebacterium diphtheriae
endocarditis and other infections have been reported, (2-4) often involving drug abusers.
The Corynebacterium diphtheriae
and Clostridium tetani organisms are grown on modified Mueller's media1, 2 which contains bovine extracts.
Multilocus sequence types of invasive Corynebacterium diphtheriae
isolated in the Rio de Janeiro urban area, Brazil.
Background & objectives: Diphtheria infections caused by the different toxigenic biotypes of Corynebacterium diphtheriae
are endemic in Delhi.
4) Other bacterial agents that occasionally cause pharyngitis and are reported when recovered include group B and C beta-hemolynic streptococci, Neisseria gonorrhoeae, Arcanobacterium haemolyticum, Corynebacterium diphtheriae
, Chlamydia pneumoniae, and Mycoplasma spp.
Rapid detection and molecular differentiation of toxigenic Corynebacterium diphtheriae
and Corynebacterium ulcerans strains by LightCycler PCR.
Characterization of Corynebacterium diphtheriae
isolates from infected skin lesions in the Northern Territory of Australia.
is the causative agent of diphtheria.
Diphtheria is caused by toxin-producing strains of the bacterium Corynebacterium diphtheriae
and is spread by human-to-human contact (respiratory secretions and cutaneous lesions).
Screening for Corynebacterium diphtheriae
and Corynebacterium ulcerans in patients with upper respiratory tract infections 2007-2008: a multi-centre European study.
To the Editor: Corynebacterium diphtheriae
is the agent of pharyngeal and cutaneous diphtheria.
The clinical relevance of Corynebacterium diphtheriae
recovered from a cat with otitis is poorly understood.