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Related to Actinomyces bovis: lumpy jaw
a species of bacteria that causes actinomycosis in cattle; infection in humans is not established; it is the type species of its genus.
Ac·ti·no·my·ces bo·vis(ak'ti-nō-mī'sēz bō'vis)
A species of bacteria causing actinomycosis in cattle; infection in humans is not established. It is the type species of its genus.
A species that causes actinomycosis in cattle.
See also: Actinomyces
a genus of non-acid-fast, gram-positive organisms that form a mycelium of branching filaments that fragment into irregular-sized fragments.
the cause of actinomycosis of cattle and sheep.
Actinomyces congolensis, Actinomyces dermatonomus
a cause of abscesses, pleuritis and systemic infections in dogs where it is often associated with penetration by grass awns (foxtails) of Hordeum spp.
an uncommon cause of actinomycosis in cattle and pigs.
now called Arcanobacterium pyogenes.
the cause of actinomycosis of the swine mammary gland.
the cause of periodontal disease in hamsters, and opportunistic infections of dogs.