Case Report

Corynebacterium striatum Bacteremia Associated with a Catheter-Related Blood Stream Infection

Figure 1

(a) White colonies of 1-2 mm diameter of S-type bacteria, observed after incubation of 5% sheep blood agar at 35°C for 24 hours in carbon dioxide gas culture. (b) Gram-positive coccobacillus revealed by Gram staining in blood sample cultures. (c) Detail of a single colony of Gram-positive bacilli in blood sample cultures.