Fatal diphtheria due to understated coryneform bacteria - Corynebacterium argentoratense – in vaccine era

Coryneform bacteria inhabit skin and/or mucous membrane of humans and animals. They have been isolated from the throat of tonsillitis patients. We report here a case of pharyngeal and laryngeal diphtheria with airway compromise, respiratory failure, extensive pneumonia, empyema, myocarditis, and fat...

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Main Authors: Poongodi Lakshmi, Mohamed Razeen Syed Ibrahim, Syed Ibrahim Ahamed Nagoor, Ravikumar Chellakani, Viswanathan Thangavelu
Format: Article
Published: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications 2019-01-01
Series:Journal of the Scientific Society
Online Access:http://www.jscisociety.com/article.asp?issn=0974-5009;year=2019;volume=46;issue=1;spage=23;epage=26;aulast=Lakshmi