Actinomyces naeslundii


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Related to Actinomyces naeslundii: Porphyromonas gingivalis, Actinomyces israelii

Ac·ti·no·my·ces naes·lun·'di·i

a species the natural habitat of which is the oral cavity; human infections occur; may sometimes lead to periodontitis in other animal species.

Ac·ti·no·my·ces naes·lun·di·i

(akti-nō-mīsēz nēs-lŭndē-ī)
Bacterial pathogen found in human oral cavity that may lead to periodontitis.
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The antimicrobial effect was tested in agar dilution assay in blood agar plates with Candida albicans, Streptococcus mutans, Streptococcus sanguis, Streptococcus mitis, Streptococcus salivaruis and Actinomyces naeslundii as test organisms.
Have found Actinomyces naeslundii in dental plaque may contribute to certain diseases such as periodontitis.
Specificity of coaggregation reactions between human oral streptococci and strains of Actinomyces viscosus or Actinomyces naeslundii. Infect Immun., 24(3): 742-52.
The oral pathogen Actinomyces naeslundii appears to be associated with shorter gestation resulting in preterm low birth weight, while oral Lactobacillus casei is associated with longer gestation and higher birth weight.
Specificity of coaggregation reactions between human oral streptocci and strains of Actinomyces viscosus or Actinomyces naeslundii. Infect.
(2,3) The specific etiologic agents include Actinomyces israelii, Actinomyces naeslundii, Actinomyces odontolyticus, and Actinomyces viscosus.
(g) Actinomyces naeslundii is a pioneer bacteria in dental plaque which protects many bacterial species from hydrogen peroxide (see Scheme 7).