Gemella haemolysans

Gemella haemolysans

The type species for Gemella. G haemolysans is a gram-positive coccus which causes beta-haemolysis on blood agar, fermenting glucose, fructose and other sugars. It has been isolated from bronchial secretions and dental plaque and is a known human pathogen.

Human diseases
Endocarditis, meningitis.
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27) where the facultative anaerobe Gemella haemolysans and anaerobe Porphyromonas asaccarolytica were determined as the causal agents.
oral taxon 058, Peptostreptococcus stomatis, Streptococcus salivarius, Streptococcus gordonii, Gemella haemolysans, Gemella morbillorum, Johnsonella ignava and Streptococcus parasanguinis were highly associated with the cancers and Granulicatella adiacens was prevalent the normal tis sue.
Tambien es importante nombrar algunas especies bacterianas compatibles con estados de salud como Streptococcus parasanguinis, Abiotrophia defectiva, Gemella haemolysans, Streptococcus mitis, Streptococcus oralis, Streptococcus cristatus y Streptococcus sanguinis (6).
99 Eubacterium brachy 99 Gemella haemolysans 99 Mycoplasma orale 95 Comamonas denitrificans 95 Prevotella tannerae 98 Peptostreptococcus micros 99 209 Abiotrophia defectiva 99 Acidobacteria sp.