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Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 1986 Nov;5(4):327-30.

Corynebacterium minutissimum bacteremia in a patient with chronic myeloid leukemia in blast crisis.

Abstract

Serious infections and sepsis due to nondiphtheria Corynebacteria have been well described. A patient with chronic myeloid leukemia in blast crisis, who developed Corynebacterium minutissimum bacteremia, is described in this report. Corynebacterium minutissimum is the causative agent of erythrasma and to our knowledge, this is the first published report of septicemia due to this organism.

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3465494
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