Yaicha Peters

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from the lack of knowledge among the travelers themselves or among their pretravel health care providers (5,9). In recent years, the World Health Organization and the GeoSentinel Surveillance Network recommended that persons planning to visit rabies-endemic areas receive preexposure prophylaxis before traveling (6,10). Understanding the factors influencing(More)
The MIT Faculty has made this article openly available. Please share how this access benefits you. Your story matters. ABSTRACT 20 21 Bacteria of the genus Corynebacterium are important primary and opportunistic pathogens. Many are zoonotic 22 agents. In this report, phenotypic (API Coryne analysis), genetic (rpoB and 16S rRNA gene sequencing), and 23(More)
established between a toxigenic isolate cultured from a woman with clinical diphtheria and the same organism cultured from her asymptomatic cat (2). Toxigenic and nontoxigenic isolates of C. diphtheriae have been reported to cause the cutaneous form of this disease (10). Isolation and characterization of Coryne-bacterium ulcerans from cephalic implants in(More)
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