Robin E. Stutman

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OVERVIEW: What every clinician needs to know Pathogen name and classification Originally classified as a Corynebacterium, Rhodococcus is now classified as a member of the family Nocardioform, order Actinomycetes. The classification of this genus results from the following properties of rhodococci: mycolic, acid-containing cell walls and production of tuberculostearic acid. Members of this genus lack…

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