Opportunistic lung infection with Corynebacterium pseudodiphtheriticum after lung and heart transplantation.

@article{Burke1997OpportunisticLI,
  title={Opportunistic lung infection with Corynebacterium pseudodiphtheriticum after lung and heart transplantation.},
  author={Glenn Burke and Monique A Malouf and Allan R Glanville},
  journal={The Medical journal of Australia},
  year={1997},
  volume={166 7},
  pages={
          362-4
        }
}
Corynebacterium pseudodiphtheriticum is usually regarded as a harmless commensal of the skin and mucous membranes. We describe two cases of bronchiolitis and bronchitis after lung and heart transplantation, respectively, in which this organism was strongly implicated as the pathogen.