Eikenella


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Eikenella

 [i″kĕ-nel´ah]
a genus of gram-negative, facultatively anaerobic, rod-shaped bacteria with a single species, E. corro´dens. Organisms are part of the normal flora of the oral cavity and upper respiratory tract but may cause infections of the head, neck, and abdominal area, and general systemic disease.
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Haemophilus, Aggregatibacter, Cardiobacterium, Eikenella, Kingella) and Brucella spp.
Biological activity of the slime and endotoxin of the periodontopathic organism Eikenella corrodens.
This incidence rate exceeds rates of infections caused by Bartonella quintana; Coxiella burnetii; and members of the Haemophilus, Actinobacillus, Cardiobacterium, Eikenella, Kingella spp.
aureus olgularin %90'indan sorumlu iken, bu siklik mantar ve HACEK grubu (Haemophilus parainfluenzae, Haemophilus aphrophilus, Haemophilus paraphrophilus, Haemophilus influenzae, Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans, Cardiobacterium hominis, Eikenella corrodens, Kingella kingae ve Kingella denithficans) ile meydana gelen olgulardaki artisla birlikte %50-60'a dusmustur.
Cultures of presacral fluid revealed a polymicrobial flora including Escherichia Coli, Enterococcus, Bacillus species and Eikenella Corrodens.
Aggregatibacter (formerly the aphrophilus group of Haemophilus and Actinobacillus), Cardiobacterium, Eikenella, and Kingella spp (1).
Most microorganisms involved in these disease are gramnegative bacilli, anaerobes (Porphyromonas gingivalis, Prevotella intermedia, Fusobacterium nucleatum, Campylobacter rectus) or capnophiles (Aggregatibacterium actinomycetemcomitans, Eikenella corrodens, Capnocytophaga ochracea .
Chromobacterium, Eikenella, Kingella, Neisseria, Simonsiella, and Vitreoscilla species comprise a major branch of the beta group Proteobacteria by 16S ribosomal ribonucleic acid sequence comparison: transfer of Eikenella and Simonsiella to the family Neisseriaceae (emend.
Also, preeclamptic women were more likely to have Porphyromonas gingivalis, Tannerella forsythensis, and Eikenella corrodens, known periodontal pathogens, compared to normotensive women.
Staphylococcus, Enterococcus species, Enterobacteriaceae, Pseudomonas species, unusual gram negative bacteria, and the HACEK organisms (Haemophilus aphorphilus, Haemophilus paraphrophilius, Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans, Cardioacterium hominis, Eikenella corrodens, and Kingella kingae) have been shown to be present in endocarditis and may play a role in vascular inflammation as well.
Purulent material was drained and cultured revealing Eikenella corrodens.
of Isolates Aerobic and facultative Gram-positive cocci GABHS 22 Viridans streptococci 24 Streptococcus nonspeciated 6 Micrococcus species 9 Coagulase negative Staphylococcus 3 Staphylococcus aureus 2 Streptococcus mitis 1 Gram-negative cocci Neisseria species (nonpathogenic) 6 Gram-negative bacilli Eikenella species 2 Haemophilus parainfluenzae 2 Haemophilus influenzae (nontypeable) 1 Klebsiella pneumoniae 1 Gram-negative bacilli (nonlactose fermenter) 1 Gram-positive bacilli Corynebacterium species 4 Total number of aerobes 84 Anaerobic Anaerobic cocci Peptostreptococcus species 2 Gram-negative bacilli Prevotella species 8 Prevotella intermedia 2 Bacteroides species 2 Fusobacterium varium 2 Prevotella oralis 1 Total number of anaerobes 17