When isolated from clinical specimens, nondiphtherial Corynebacteria, such as Corynebacterium striatum, Corynebacterium amycolatum. ABSTRACT. We describe an unusual cluster of Corynebacterium striatum infections in 21 patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) admitted. Objective: To evaluate the clinical significance of and describe factors associated with Corynebacterium striatum infection. Methods: A.

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None, Conflict corynbeacterium Interest: Corynebacterium striatum is an emerging nosocomial pathogen associated with wound infections, pneumonia and meningitis.

It is also a multidrug-resistant pathogen causing high morbidity.

Corynebacterium striatum: a diphtheroid with pathogenic potential.

This is a report of an unusual case of wound infection in a patient with laryngeal carcinoma. Accurate diagnosis of the infection and prompt management helped in a favourable outcome for the patient.


This case highlights the role of C. Corynebacterium striatum, laryngeal carcinoma, nosocomial pathogen. Indian Journal of Medical Microbiology.

How to cite this article: An emerging nosocomial pathogen in a case of laryngeal carcinoma. Indian J Med Microbiol ; How to cite this URL: Clinical microbiology of coryneform bacteria. Clin Microbiol Rev ; An underappreciated community and nosocomial pathogen.

Corynebacterium Striatum infecting a Malignant cutaneous lesion: The emergence of an opportunistic pathogen. Skin colonization by Corynebacterium dtriatum D2 and JK in hospitalized patients.

J Clin Microbiol ; Necrotizing fasciitis of lower limb by Corynebacterium Striatum in a HbsAg positive patient.

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Int J Med Clin Res ;4: A spontaneous joint infection with Corynebacterium striatum. Report of corynebacteruum case with polymicrobial endocarditis related to multiresistant strains.

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