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Volume 3, Number 2—June 1997

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Rhodococcus equi and Arcanobacterium haemolyticum: Two "Coryneform" Bacteria Increasingly Recognized as Agents of Human Infection

Regina LinderComments to Author 
Author affiliation: Hunter College, New York, New York, USA

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Cooperative (and antagonistic) hemolytic reactions on sheep blood agar, demonstrating cooperative hemolysis between Rhodococcus equi, Arcanobacterium haemolyticum, and Staphylococcus aureus. Partial hemolysis by S. aureus (cross-hatched on diagram) is inhibited in the proximity of A. haemolyticum.

Figure 2. Cooperative (and antagonistic) hemolytic reactions on sheep blood agar, demonstrating cooperative hemolysis between Rhodococcus equi, Arcanobacterium haemolyticum, and Staphylococcus aureus. Partial hemolysis by S. aureus (cross-hatched on diagram) is inhibited in the proximity of A. haemolyticum.

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