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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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HACEK organisms are commonly found in the oropharynx as part of the normal flora, although they are capable of causing significant disease such as periodontal infections, endocarditis, bacteremia, pneumonia, peritonitis, urinary tract infections, osteomyelitis, and wound infections.
The members of the HACEK group are slow growing bacteria that are part of the oropharyngeal flora.
ABBREVIATIONS: AIDS = acquired immunodeficiency syndrome; CBC = complete blood cell count; CNA = colistin nalidixic acid; CRP = C-reactive protein; CT = computed tomography; ESR = erythrocyte sedimentation rate; HACEK = group of gram-negative bacilli; IV = intravenous; MRI = magnetic resonance imaging; PEG = percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy; PICC = peripherally inserted central catheter; RBC = red blood cell; WBC = white blood cell.
The end of the Yugoslav socialist period and the emergence of an independent Slovenian state was accompanied by the establishment of party democracy with two opposing blocks: the right and left wing, each comprising several parties (details on Slovenian political development in Hacek et al.
Langkford MC, Zembower TR, Trick WE, Hacek DM, Noskin GA, Peterson LR.
corrodens is of the HACEK grouping of organisms, the other members being Haemophilus aphrophilus, Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans, Cardiobacterium hominis, and Kingella kingae.
A completely politically neutral civil service can exist only as a theoretical model, since no such system can be found in practice, where we can speak only of a relatively politically neutral administration (Brejc, 2000; Hacek, 2005).
kingae being included in the HACEK (Haemophilus, Aggregatibacter, Cardiobacterium, Eikenella, and Kingella) grouping of organisms.
Kingella kingae, a short Gram negative bacillus, is best known for being a constituent of the HACEK group of organisms; i.
6 Weistein S, Hacek DC, Morris LY, Syncler BB, Attaway HE.
The most peculiar feature is the absence of dots on shin, while all sins are carefully marked with a hacek.
11) Hacek, Miro, "The relationship between civil a case of Slovenia", Public Administration Review, Oxford, Blackwell Publishing, Vol.