Rhodococcus equi

Known as: Corynebacterium pyogenes (equi), Corynebacterium equi, Mycobacterium restrictum 
A species of aerobic, Gram positive, rod and cocci shaped bacteria assigned to the phylum Actinobacteria. This species has a pink color, is urease… (More)
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2004
Review
2004
Rhodococcus equi is an important cause of subacute or chronic abscessating bronchopneumonia of foals up to 3-5 months of age. It… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
Virulent strains of the facultative intracellular bacterium Rhodococcus equi isolated from young horses (foals) with R. equi… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
More than 100 cases of Rhodococcus equi infection have been reported since the first description of human disease caused by this… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
The virulence plasmids of the equine virulent strains Rhodococcus equi ATCC 33701 and 103 were sequenced, and their genetic… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Rhodococcus equi is a facultative intracellular pathogen of macrophages and a cause of pneumonia in young horses (foals) and… (More)
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Review
1997
Review
1997
Inhalation of the soil-borne organism, Rhodococcus equi, can lead to a chronic and severe pyogranulomatous pneumonia in young… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Rhodococcus equi is a facultative intracellular bacterium of macrophages that can cause serious pneumonia in both young horses… (More)
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1993
1993
Twenty-three strains of Rhodococcus equi from independent clinical cases were analyzed for the presence of virulence plasmid DNA… (More)
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Review
1991
Review
1991
Recent isolations of Rhodococcus equi from cavitatory pulmonary disease in patients with AIDS have aroused interest among medical… (More)
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1991
Highly Cited
1991
Rhodococcus equi strains showing 15- to 17-kDa antigens in immunoblots were found to be virulent in mice. To study the genes… (More)
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