Flashcards in Corynebacterium Deck (24):
Aerobes or facultative anaerobes
Usually follows ________ (opportunisitic)
Where is Corynebacterium commensal?
Where does Corynebacterium survive?
What does Corynebacterium cause?
Chronic granulomatous diseases
Which virulence factor helps protect the bacteria from host phagocytes?
External lipid coat
What virulence factor helps increase vascular permeability of the host cells to allow bacterial entry?
Which virulence factor interferes with protein synthesis in the cell?
Which species is affected by the nitrate-reducing biotype of C. pseudotuberculosis?
Horses and cattle
Which species of Corynebacterium infects lab rodents?
Chronic pyogranulomatous infection of lymph nodes in sheep and goats
What is another disease that is a side effect of internal abscesses caused by caseous lymphadentis?
Thin ewe syndrome
What does SHI test detect?
Antibodies to Phospholipase D exotoxin
What are the common names of ulcerative lymphangitis in horses?
Pigeon fever, dry-land distemper
Infectious, inflammatory condition of the cutaneous lymphtic system of lower limbs and chronic abscesses in the pectoral and ventral region
What is the seasonal incidence of ulcerative lymphangitis?
How is ulcerative lymphangitis transmitted?
Inflammation of urinary bladder that may ascend the ureters to cause infection of the kidneys
Contagious bovine pyelonephritis
What is the reservoir for contagious bovine pyelonephritis?
Vulva and vagina of clinically normal carrier cows
What organs does murine pseudotuberculosis affect?
Lungs, kidney, liver, heart, joints, and lymph nodes