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Toxigenic Corynebacterium ulcerans infection in a veterinary student in London, United Kingdom, May 2010.
Taylor J, Saveedra-Campos M, Harwood D, Pritchard G, Raphaely N, Kapadia S, Efstratiou A, White J, Balasegaram S
Euro Surveill. 2010;15(31) Epub 2010 Aug 5.
We report on a case of toxigenic Corynebacterium ulcerans infection in a fully immunised veterinary student, investigated in London, United Kingdom, in May 2010. There was no ongoing transmission in human contacts. Possible animal sources were identified.
North East and North Central London Health Protection Unit, London, United Kingdom.