Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis

Rod-shaped bacteria (bacilli)
Curved, straight or bean-shaped: bacilli come in many variants and are widely spread.

Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis is a Gram-positive, rod-shaped bacterium of the Corynebacteriaceae family.

The pathogen causes caseous lymphadenitis in animals, particularly goats and sheep. Humans may develop lymphadenitis after heavy exposure to the pathogen.

Transmission mainly occurs via infected animals.

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