Rhodococcus equi pneumonia.

Abstract

Corynebacterium equi is a pleomorphic gram-positive rod that was first isolated in 1923 by Magnusson, and is the cause of suppurative broncho-pneumonia in foals. The organism, now know as Rhodococcus equi, is ubiquitous in nature and is increasingly recognized as pathogenic, particularly in the immunocompromised population. Cavitary pneumonia clinically… (More)

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@article{Johnson1997RhodococcusEP, title={Rhodococcus equi pneumonia.}, author={Diane H. Johnson and Burke A. Cunha}, journal={Seminars in respiratory infections}, year={1997}, volume={12 1}, pages={57-60} }