actinomyces

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Related to Actinomyces naeslundii: Porphyromonas gingivalis, Actinomyces israelii
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soil-inhabiting saprophytes and disease-producing plant and animal parasites

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Salvadora Persica Extract (SPE) proved to have considerable antibacterial effect on some oral pathogens such as Candida albicans, Streptococcus mutans, Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitance, Lactobacillus acidophilus, Actinomyces naeslundii and Prophyromonas gingivalis [Abd El Rahman et al.
Have found Actinomyces naeslundii in dental plaque may contribute to certain diseases such as periodontitis.
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.
Human disease also may be caused by Actinomyces naeslundii, Actinomyces odontolyticus, Actinomyces viscosus, Actinomyces meyeri, and Propionibacterium propionicum.
2,3) The specific etiologic agents include Actinomyces israelii, Actinomyces naeslundii, Actinomyces odontolyticus, and Actinomyces viscosus.