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Identification of a Novel Brevibacterium Species Isolated from Humans and Description of Brevibacterium sanguinis sp. nov.

By Georges Wauters, Gerhard Haase, Véronique Avesani, Jacqueline Charlier, Michèle Janssens, Johan Van Broeck and Michel Delmée


Six coryneforms isolated from blood and dialysate fluid were phenotypically similar to Brevibacterium casei, but 16S rRNA gene sequencing and DNA-DNA hybridization indicate that they belong to a new species for which the name Brevibacterium sanguinis is proposed

Topics: Bacteriology
Publisher: American Society for Microbiology
Year: 2004
DOI identifier: 10.1128/JCM.42.6.2829-2832.2004
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