Actinomyces


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Actinomyces

[‚ak·tə·nō′mī·sēs]
(microbiology)
The type genus of the family Actinomycetaceae; anaerobic to facultatively anaerobic; includes human and animal pathogens.
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This case report highlights broncholith-associated actinomyces pneumonia as a potential rare complication of a calcified hilar lymph node diagnosed with classical imaging and bronchoscopic findings.
Number of actinomyces change was various among different types of soil, while it showed an increasing trend after the application of bio-organic fertilizer within three consecutive years (Table 5).
Actinomyces are anaerobic non acid-fast Gram-positive rods.
Generally, the microbial population was highly varied in type, with a decreasing order of bacteria > Actinomyces > fungi (Fig.
A diagnosis of Actinomyces canaliculitis was confirmed.
Atypical osteomyelitis of the skull base and craniovertebral junction caused by Actinomyces infection--case report.
To the best of our knowledge, complete molecular cloning, sequencing and biochemical characteristics of cellulase from the Actinomyces have not been reported yet.
Antimicrobial, antioxidant, hepatoprotective and antitumor properties of these microorganisms (Actinomyces meyeri, Actinomyces odontolyticus, Bacteroides ovatus, Bifidobacterium bifidum, Bifidobacterium breve, Bifidobacterium dentium, Clostridium butyricum, Clostridium beijerinckii, Enterococcus gallinarum, Enterococcus faecalis, Escherichia coli, Eubacterium aerofaciens, Eubacterium lentum, Lactobacillus spp.
The mouth gives an environment to growth diverse groups of microorganisms comprising lactic acid bacteria belonging to the genera Lactobacilli, Streptococcus, members of the genus Actinomyces and two kinds of parasite: Entamoeba gingivalis and Trichomonas tenax, these kinds of parasite attacked to periodontal.
1] Intraabdominal Actinomyces species can cause an extensive degree of abscesses, fistulae, or reactive fibrosis and necrosis when the barrier of the gastrointestinal system is breached.