Aggregatibacter aphrophilus

Ag·gre·ga·ti·bac·ter aph·ro·phil·us

(agrĕ-gati-baktĕr afrō-fīlŭs) This is a new name for Haemophilus aphrophilus, not a new entity.
Member of the HACEK group of organisms (Haemophilus aphrophilus, Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans, Cardiobacterium hominis, Eikenella corrodens, and Kingella spp.). Cause of endocarditis. Also called Haemophilus aphrophius.
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Here we report a case of the brain abscess caused by Aggregatibacter aphrophilus.
Keywords: Aggregatibacter aphrophilus, brain abscess, brucella.
After definite identification of the microorganism as Aggregatibacter aphrophilus we reviewed and figured out that there were some treatment failure reports with ceftriaxone.
Cerebral abscess caused by Aggregatibacter aphrophilus.
Her antibiotics were changed to ceftriaxone alone once the blood cultures resulted as positive for Aggregatibacter aphrophilus (Figure 2), a HACEK organism.
caseolyticus 9 HIBPF19140 Previously identified in HaeBPF HIBPF20030 Aggregatibacter aphrophilus * Putative product based on closest homologue in public databases, shown by percent amino acid identity.