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a species of doubtful taxonomic position; frequently associated with some forms of human periodontal disease as well as subacute and chronic endocarditis; occurs with actinomycetes in actinomycotic lesions.
Synonym(s): Haemophilus actinomycetemcomitans
Actinobacillus ActinomycetemcomitansA gram-negative facultative coccobacillus, which is most often linked to periodontal disease, and may cause soft tissue abscesses, endocarditis, pneumonia.
Ac·ti·no·ba·cil·lus ac·ti·no·my·ce·tem·com·i·tans(akti-nō-bă-silŭs akti-nō-mī-sĕ-tem-komi-tanz)
Species of doubtful taxonomic position; frequently associated with some forms of human periodontal disease as well as subacute and chronic endocarditis.
a genus of bacteria which are gram-negative, pleomorphic rods.
a secondary agent in seminal vesiculitis in bulls and enzootic pneumonia in calves.
associated with epididymitis in rams and periodontal disease and endocarditis in humans.
the cause of arthritis and septicemia in rabbits.
the cause of septicemia and subsequent focal lesions in young foals and also peritonitis in adult horses. Previously called Shigella equirulis.
the cause of actinobacillosis of cattle and sheep, and occasionally in pigs, dogs and humans.
causes severe pleuropneumonia and pleuritis in pigs. Previously Haemophilus pleuropneumoniae.
the proposed name for a bacteria which is isolatable from cases of salpingitis, peritonitis, airsacculitis and pneumonia in birds. Called also Pasteurella salpingitis.
the cause of epididymitis and periorchitis in rams.
the cause of septicemia and subsequent focal lesions in young pigs.
may be a cause of abortion in sows.