diphtheria

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acute contagious infection caused by the bacterium Corynebacterium diphtheriae

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This toxigenic strain was unrelated to the nontoxigenic strain isolated during this outbreak investigation from the carrier and patients with respiratory and cutaneous diphtheria.
diphtheriae infection to the local health authorities: 1 case in an infant with severe respiratory symptoms who died from multiple organ failure and 13 cutaneous diphtheria cases in patients who survived.
ribotyping (2-4,6) or pulsed-field gel electrophoresis (5), or on the epidemiologic circumstances in the case of deep cutaneous diphtheria manifestation caused by toxigenic C.
Two cases of cutaneous diphtheria associated with occupational pig contact in Germany.
ulcerans skin infection mimicking cutaneous diphtheria in a 29-year-old man was recently reported (9).
There were no cases in which cutaneous diphtheria was noted before the onset of paralysis.
To the Editor: Corynebacterium diphtheriae is the agent of pharyngeal and cutaneous diphtheria.