Actinomyces israelii

a non–acid-fast anaerobic species of serologic group D, parasitic in the mouth and proliferating in necrotic tissue. It is the etiologic agent of human actinomycosis and sometimes actinomycotic mycetoma, and it occasionally causes infection in cattle.

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  • Actinomyces israelii — Systematik Stamm: Actinobacteria Abteilung …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • actinomyces — bacterias grampositivas, inmóviles, anaerobias o microaerófilas, de crecimiento lento y no esporuladas. Tienen aspecto filamentoso con ramificaciones cuya fragmentación origina formas cocobacilares y difteroides. El patógeno más común es A.… …   Diccionario médico

  • Actinomyces — Taxobox color = lightgrey name = Actinomyces image width = 240px image caption = Scanning electron micrograph of Actinomyces israelii . domain = Bacteria phylum = Actinobacteria ordo = Actinomycetales familia = Actinomycetaceae genus =… …   Wikipedia

  • Actinomyces — ? Актиномицеты Actinomyces israelii …   Википедия

  • Actinomyces —   Actinomyces Cambio …   Wikipedia Español

  • Actinomyces — Actinobacteria Actinomycètes …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Actinomyces naeslundii — Taxobox color = lightgrey name = Actinomyces naeslundii image width = 240px image caption = Histopathological changes due to A. naeslundii . regnum = Bacteria phylum = Actinobacteria ordo = Actinomycetales familia = Actinomycetaceae genus =… …   Wikipedia

  • Actinomyces — A genus of slow growing, nonmotile, nonsporeforming, anaerobic to facultatively anaerobic bacteria (family Actinomycetaceae) containing Gram positive, irregularly staining filaments; diphtheroid cells may be predominant. They exhibit true… …   Medical dictionary

  • Actinomyces — n. a genus of Gram positive nonmotile fungus like bacteria that cause disease in animals and humans. The species A. israelii is the causative organism of human actinomycosis …   The new mediacal dictionary

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