actinomyces

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soil-inhabiting saprophytes and disease-producing plant and animal parasites

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actinomycetemcomitans 7,3 0,3 Eikenella corrodens 6,3 20,7 Prevotella intermedia 4,2 5,4 Bacteroides fragilis 4,6 00 Capnocytophaga sp 4,7 00 Campylobacter sp 7,2 7,5 Helicobacter pylori 2,5 6,3 Haemophilus aphrophilus 6,3 2,1 Eubacterium sp 5,6 6,3 Eubacterium nodatum 0,9 00 Actinomyces israelii 0,8 1,8 Actinomyces naeslundii 1 0,9 Peptostreptococcus anaerobius 1,3 00 Peptostreptococcus micros 2,3 0,3 Staphylococcus aureus 5,2 00 Streptococcus viridans 16,2 38,7 E.
1-3,9) Actinomyces israelii was the first anaerobe to be implicated as a cause of VO and is the most frequently cited cause of anaerobic infection of the spine.
Actinomyces israelii, a very aggressive organism commonly found in association with TOA, requires both surgical treatment and a 6-week to 3-month course of penicillin.
We describe a case of PSO due to Actinomyces israelii and how ultrasonography (US).
1) Actinomyces israelii is the most common pathogenic species of this bacteria found in humans.