Actinomyces

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Related to Actinomyces naeslundii: Porphyromonas gingivalis, Actinomyces israelii

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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Besides, lower levels of Streptococcus sanguinis, Streptococcus gordonii, Actinomyces naeslundii, and Streptococcus salivarius were observed in subjects with active caries compared to caries-free subjects, although this difference was not statistically significant.
The antimicrobial effect was tested in agar dilution assay in blood agar plates with Candida albicans, Streptococcus mutans, Streptococcus sanguis, Streptococcus mitis, Streptococcus salivaruis and Actinomyces naeslundii as test organisms.
Have found Actinomyces naeslundii in dental plaque may contribute to certain diseases such as periodontitis.
A nivel de las superficies radiculares expuestas se hacen evidentes diversas formas de estreptococos y el Actinomyces naeslundii.
The oral pathogen Actinomyces naeslundii appears to be associated with shorter gestation resulting in preterm low birth weight, while oral Lactobacillus casei is associated with longer gestation and higher birth weight.