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Related to Actinomyces viscosus: Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans
a species that has been isolated from the oral cavity of humans and some species of other animals; it produces periodontal disease in animals and has been isolated from human dental calculus and root surface caries.
Ac·ti·no·my·ces vis·co·sus(akti-nō-mīsēz vis-kōsŭs)
Species isolated from oral cavity of humans and some species of other animals; produces periodontal disease in animals and has been isolated from human dental calculus and root surface caries.
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.