David Wyles

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Corynebacterium diphtheria

OVERVIEW: What every clinician needs to know Pathogen name and classification Corynebacterium diphtheriae is a gram-positive bacillus that can cause a range of clinical manifestations in humans, ranging from asymptomatic infection to severe respiratory disease and skin findings. What is the best treatment? Treatment of respiratory disease consists of both antibiotic therapy, as well as…

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