Apr 6, 2014
42 Views
0 0

CORYNEBACTERIUM

Written by

The genus of Gram positive bacilli including Corynebacterium diphtheriae, the cause of diphtheria in humans. Genus also includes C. minutissimum, the cause of erythrasma in humans and the diphtheroids which are commensal corynebacteria making up part of the human respiratory tract normal flora.

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *