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Contaminant: Most likely it is a microbe that just happened to be present rather than one causing infection. Your physician can address this with you. ...Read more
Yes: It can grow on any dirty surface. ...Read more
Help please? I want to know what are the conditions corynebacterium diphtheriae is able to grow and reproduce?
Google Search: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/corynebacterium more info than we can provide in such a small space. ...Read more
Wound culture come back with corynebacterium species my dr said it was gram positive & the clindamycin that i'm already on for mrse should cover what does this mean & what symptoms would i have?
Mediast biopsy results: lg bulky noncaseat granulomatous nodes. Rare presumptive corynebacterium species, alpha streptoccus, epithelial cells & wbc. ?
Sarcoidosis: The bacteria you mentioned all benign skin contaminant and not because most likely of the noncaseating granuloma. Noncaseating granuloma skin happening sarcoidosis a poorly understood reactive process which can lead to shortness of breath. Other causes include fungal agents and yeast infections. A biopsy would be important. ...Read more
C.diphtheriae strain: The germ corynebacterium diphtheriae is a bacteria that has a toxic strain that uses humans as it's only reservoir. It produces a variety of enzymes that allow it to penetrate and destroy cells or have toxic effects on the heart, kidneys & nerves. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bad infection: Diphtheria is an upper respiratory tract illness caused by corynebacterium diphtheriae, a facultative anaerobic, gram-positive bacterium. it is characterized by sore throat, low fever, and an adherent membrane (a pseudomembrane) on the tonsils, pharynx, and/or nasal cavity. a milder form of diphtheria can be restricted to the skin. ...Read more
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