Guidance

Diphtheria: laboratory guidelines for diagnosis

Laboratory guidelines for the diagnosis of infections caused by Corynebacterium diphtheriae and C. ulcerans.

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Laboratory guidelines for the diagnosis of infections caused by Corynebacterium diphtheriae and C. ulcerans

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These guidelines represent an application of the World Health Organization European Region’s manual for the laboratory diagnosis of diphtheria for laboratories in the United Kingdom (UK), but they could be applied to laboratories overseas.

Published 30 December 1999