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.
Specificity of coaggregation reactions between human oral streptococci and strains of Actinomyces viscosus or Actinomyces naeslundii.
designation of two genospecies of Actinomyces naeslundii, and inclusion of A.