HACEK


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HACEK

acronym for Haemophilus, Actinobacillus, Cardiobacterium, Eikenella, and Kingella, microorganisms associated with infective endocarditis.

HACEK

Acronym for bacteria that cause infective endocarditis–Haemophilus, Actinobacillus, Cardiobacterium, Eikenella, Kingella spp. See Infective endocarditis.

HACEK

An acronym for Haemophilus , Actinobacillus, Cardiobacterium, Eikenella, Kingella (a group of slow-growing, gram-negative bacilli that occasionally cause endocarditis in humans).
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Identifcation of HACEK clinical isolates by matrix-assisted laser desorption-time of flight mass spectrometry.
He's trying to reestablish himself as the nation's best rider,'' Hacek said.
1 Kingella kingae, and 1 Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans were identified among the HACEK group (Haemophilus, Actinobacillus, Cardiobacterium, Eikenella, Kingella.
Robert "Bob" Hacek of Salem, formerly of Eugene and Springfield, died May 28 at age 81.
Length of incubation: Studies have shown that incubating blood-culture bottles past the accepted five days does not improve recovery of even the most fastidious microorganisms, most notably the rarely isolated HACEK group--Haemophilus, Actinobacillus, Cardiobacterium, Eikenella, and Kingella.
Stevens, who had to call an end to his career becaue of degenerative arthritis in his knees, has engaged agent Harry Hacek to book rides at Del Mar, where racing opens on Wednesday.
Gary Stevens said Thursday he is parting with veteran agent Harry ``The Hat'' Hacek and hiring Black to book mounts for him.
Nearly all microorganisms can cause infective endocarditis especially gram-positive cocci and the so-called HACEK microorganisms (1).