CCUG 16574 - Corynebacterium diphtheriae


Strain Details

Sample Origin: Sweden, Göteborg
Source: Human throat, 28-yr-old man, fatal infection
Depositor: Resp.Tract Dept., PHL, Göteborg, Sweden
Deposit Date: 1984-10-12
Other Collections: Rappuoli 12A2FA
Metabolism: Elek positive|toxin probe positive|PCR positive
Pathogenicity: Fatal diphtheria
ID Method: E.Falsen, CCUG<phenotyping, ELEK|I.Tjernberg, Malmö<PCR
Remarks: 2nd case in the main outbreak in close contact w/1st case|Efstratiou ribotype M13
Literature Reference: New England J Med 318:12-14,1988

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