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Corynebacterium diphtheriae

"Corynebacterium diphtheriae" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A species of gram-positive, asporogenous bacteria in which three cultural types are recognized. These types (gravis, intermedius, and mitis) were originally given in accordance with the clinical severity of the cases from which the different strains were most frequently isolated. This species is the causative agent of DIPHTHERIA.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Corynebacterium diphtheriae" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Corynebacterium diphtheriae" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 10 publications over 9 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 1992
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.