Definition of C. diphtheriae
1. Noun. A species of bacterium that causes diphtheria.
Generic synonyms: Corynebacterium
Group relationships: Genus Corynebacterium
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Literary usage of C. diphtheriae
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1. Emil Von Behring: Infectious Disease, Immunology, Serum Therapy by Derek S. Linton (2005)
"Although he is still often credited with having discovered C. diphtheriae, Behring for one doubted this, since not only did Klebs fail to isolate the ..."
2. Biosafety in the Laboratory: Prudent Practices for the Handling and Disposal by National Research Council (U. S.) (1989)
"Agent: Corynebacterium diphtheriae Laboratory-associated infections with C. diphtheriae are documented. Pike (90) lists 33 cases reported in the world ..."
3. The Oxford Medicine by Henry Asbury Christian, James Mackenzie (1920)
"... patients does not have as much significance in the diagnosis of scarlet fever as the demonstration of C. diphtheriae has in the diagnosis of diphtheria, ..."
4. Pathogens of Soybean Seeds: Bibliographyby Andrew Kalinski by Andrew Kalinski (1999)
"The extensive literature of the related diphtheria bacterium will be used as a guide. Diphtheria toxin is produced by those C. diphtheriae bacteria which ..."
5. The Generic Names of Bacteria by Ella Morgan (Austin) Enlows (1920)
"Buchanan (J. Bact., v. 3, No. 1, 1918, Balto., p. 55) says the type species Is C. diphtheriae, Lehmann. and Neumann. ..."