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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The smear of pus was stained with Gram's stain and revealed presence of rod shaped gram positive, Actinomyces bovis that showed club like rosettes microscopically (Fig.
Actinomycotic osteomyelitis of mandible or maxilla is diseases of cattle caused by the Gram positive branching filamentous microorganism, Actinomyces bovis (Militerno, 2008).
Thus, Actinomyces bovis was incorrigible on the basis of both clinical and microbiological examinations.