diphtheria

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acute contagious infection caused by the bacterium Corynebacterium diphtheriae

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The lesions are diphtheritic in character and involve the mucous membrane to such a degree that when removed an unabated area is left.
A novel avipoxvirus caused diphtheritic lesions in the esophagus of five and in the bronchioli of four Magellanic penguins (Spheniscus magellanicus), and also cutaneous lesions in 8 Magellanic penguins housed in outdoor enclosures in a rehabilitation center at Florianopolis, Santa Catarina State, Brazil.
A Canterbury doctor, Walter Hacon (29), reported in the NZMedJ (30) that to resuscitate a five-year-old "strong child" in respiratory arrest--attributable to chloroform being administered for a tracheotomy to relieve diphtheritic obstruction--he intubated him with a catheter (Footnote 5).
Havaldar PV, Sankpal MN, Doddannavar RE Diphtheritic myocardiatis: Clinical and laboratory parameters of prognosis and fatal outcome.
pseudotuberculosis, can be lysogenized by diphtheria toxin-encoding bacteriophages; this process enables the organism to induce its characteristic sequela (the diphtheritic membrane) in the host.
In the present article, we describe severe fatal diphtheritic pharyngitis and esophagitis caused by Streptoeara incognita in 3 female mute swans (Cygnus olor) in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Diphtheritic polyneuropathy occurs in [approximately equal to] 20% of patients with diphtheria.
In the present paper, we describe severe fatal diphtheritic pharyngitis and esophagitis caused by Streptocara incognita in three female mute swans (Cygnus olor) in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Detection of diphtheritic polyneuropathy by acute flaccid paralysis surveillance system, India.
6) The infection, which resulted in high mortality, produced a severe diphtheritic stomatitis and upper respiratory tract infection, with occasional involvement of the lungs and inner ear.
The presence of internal lesions in the crop of one bird and the trachea and bronchi in another were consistent with the wet or diphtheritic pox form.