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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Associated ~ Actinomyces viscosus ~ Nocardia asteroides with skin ~ Blastomyces dermatitidis ~ Pasteurellateroides abscesses and ~ Nocardia asteroides ~ multocidateroides ulcerations ~ Sporothrix schenckii ~ multocidateroides
This well-studied recognition system comprises a carbohydrate on Streptococcus sanguis and a lectin on Actinomyces viscosus.
Actinomyces viscosus has been shown to be associated with periodontal disease and other inflammatory diseases.