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58 Possible Causes for Diphtheroid Infection

  • Diptheroid Bacillus

    Experience suggests that possibility of diphtheroid infection by these species must be considered in any situation when there is evidence of pyogenic infection by pleomorphic[annals.org] Kaplan, K., Weinstein, L. : Diphtheroid infections of man. Annals of Internal Medicine 1969, 70: 919–929. PubMed Google Scholar 11.[link.springer.com] Diphtheroid infections of man. Ann Intern Med 1969;70:919. Classic review. Penicillin is usually effective. Kudsk KA.[medtextfree.wordpress.com]

  • Common Cold

    Otitis externa is an infection involving the external auditory canal while otitis media denotes inflammation of the middle ear.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Etiology For otitis externa, the skin flora such as Staphylococcus epidermidis, Staphylococcus aureus, diphtheroids and occasionally an anaerobic organism, Propionibacterium[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Urinary Tract Infection

    […] is not convincing. [4] Epididymitis Epididymitis is a clinical syndrome caused by infection or inflammation of the epididymis.[emedicine.medscape.com] Whether Staphylococcus epidermidis, S aureus, and diphtheroids are pathogenically significant is doubtful, and the evidence supporting a causative role for Chlamydia and Ureaplasma[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Acute Cystitis

    […] is not convincing. [4] Epididymitis Epididymitis is a clinical syndrome caused by infection or inflammation of the epididymis.[emedicine.medscape.com] Whether Staphylococcus epidermidis, S aureus, and diphtheroids are pathogenically significant is doubtful, and the evidence supporting a causative role for Chlamydia and Ureaplasma[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Atrophic Vaginitis

    . 4 Increased vaginal pH levels predispose the vagina to infection by streptococci, staphylococci, coliforms and diphtheroid. 3 After menopause, circulating estrogen levels[aafp.org] […] cells. 3 Lactic acid produced by these bacteria lowers vaginal pH levels to 3.5 to 4.5; this is essential for the body's natural defense against vaginal and urinary tract infections[aafp.org]

  • Staphylococcus Aureus

    ‘The only organisms isolated were diphtheroids, coagulase-negative staphylococci, and micrococci.’[oxforddictionaries.com] ‘The infection is frequently confused with the more common forms of cellulitis and lymphangitis, typically caused by staphylococci and streptococci.’[oxforddictionaries.com]

  • Pneumonia

    Therefore, in Brazil, a highly prevalent tuberculosis (TB) country, pulmonary infections caused by R. equi may mimic pulmonary TB and represent a diagnostic challenge.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In turn, R. equi is also a gram-positive pleomorphic bacteria and can be mistaken for diphtheroids or Micrococcus organisms, being accidentally disregarded as oral contaminants[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Internal Joint Prosthesis Broken

    Interestingly, 73 percent of all wires were culture positive for Staphylococcus epidermidis or diphtheroids, but did not produce a clinical infection.8 One may remove percutaneous[podiatrytoday.com]

  • Meningitis

    […] acnes, and diphtheroids (rare).[emedicine.com] In patients with an infected ventriculoperitoneal (atrial) shunt, the most common microorganisms are Staphylococcus epidermidis, S aureus, enterobacteria, Propionibacterium[emedicine.com]

  • Sepsis in Premature Infants

    Cultures that were positive for organisms that are generally considered to be contaminants — including corynebacterium, propionibacterium, and diphtheroids — were excluded[nejm.org] Cultures that tested positive for coagulase-negative staphylococci were reviewed to distinguish definite or possible coagulase-negative staphylococcal infections from the[nejm.org]

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