Corynebacterium diphtheriae (Kruse) Lehmann and Neumann
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This strain is cited as biotype intermedius (2).
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Coyle MB, et al. The molecular epidemiology of three biotypes of Corynebacterium diphtheriae in the Seattle outbreak, 1972-1982. J. Infect. Dis. 159: 670-679, 1989. PubMed: 2494266
Coyle MB, et al. Laboratory review of reference strains of Corynebacterium diphtheriae indicates mistyped intermedius strains. J. Clin. Microbiol. 31: 3060-3062, 1993. PubMed: 8263202