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Korean J Lab Med. 2011 Jan;31(1):47-48. English. Case Report.
Yoon S , Kim H , Lee Y , Kim S .
Department of Laboratory Medicine, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.

Although Corynebacterium amycolatum can cause opportunistic infections, it is commonly considered as contaminant. In this report, we present a case of bacteremia caused by C. amycolatum with a novel mutation in the gyrA gene that confers high-level quinolone resistance to the organism.

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