Actinomadura

Actinomadura

 [ak″tĭ-no-mah-doo´rah]
a genus of actinomycetes including A. madu´rae, the cause of maduromycosis in which the granules in the discharged pus are white, and A. pelletier´ii, the cause of maduromycosis in which the granules are red.

Actinomadura

(ak'ti-nō-ma-dū'ră),
A genus of aerobic gram-positive, branching, nonacidfast filamentous bacteria; it may form aerial hyphae and may contain chains of up to 15 spores.
[actino- + Madura, India]

Actinomadura

/Ac·ti·no·ma·du·ra/ (-mah-doo´-rah) a genus of bacteria (family Nocardiaceae), including A. madu´rae, the cause of actinomycotic mycetoma in which the granules in the discharged pus are white, and A. pelletie´ri, the cause of actinomycotic mycetoma in which the granules are red.

Ac·ti·no·ma·du·ra

(ak'ti-nō-mă-dū'ră)
A genus of aerobic, gram-positive, non-acid-fast fungi with filaments that fragment into spores. A. pelletieri is an agent of mycetoma.
[actino- + Madura, India]

Actinomadura

a dubious genus of the Nocardiaceae family; credited with causing cutaneous granulomata in horses.
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1) The most common organisms involved in the development of this condition include the fungus Madurella mycetomatis and the Actinomycetes Nocardia Brasieliensis, Actinomadura madurae and Actinomadura pelletieri.
Actinomycetes: Actinomyces, Actinomadura, Nocardia, Streptomyces and related genera, Chapter 19.
Nocardia, Rhodococcus, Gordona, Actinomadura, Streptomyces, and other actinomycetes of medical importance.
The 16S rRNA sequencing identified the organism as Actinomadura nitritigenes.
1,2,3,7) The incidence of Actinomadura colonization/infection in patients with chronic granulomatous disease is uncertain.
Actinomadura nitritigenes belongs to the class, Actinobacteria; order, Actinomycetales; family, Thermomonosporaceae; genus, Actinomadura.
Lipski and Altendorf first isolated Actinomadura nitritigenes from experimental biofilters filled with tree bark compost as filter material and supplied with ammonia.
Actinomadura species are widely distributed in soil and probably play a role in turnover of organic matter.
Nocardia, Rhodococcus, Gordonia, Actinomadura, Streptomyces, and other aerobic actinomycetes.
Causative microorganisms include the Actinomadura species, Nocardia species, and Streptomyces species.
852 [5,10] and furthermore was obtained directly from fermentation of an Actinomadura roseorufa stock (ATCC39697), both having similar anticoccidial activity [4, 10].
Nocardia brasiliensis may cause inflammation at the affected site, while Actinomadura madurae causes the site to take on a "woody consistency," he said.