Actinomyces neuii is aerobic and catalase positive member of this family.
Breeding colonies were identified with conventional methods and Vitek MS (bioMerieux, France) system as Actinomyces neuii. At the same time, with 16s rRNA analysis (Sentegen Biotechnology, Ankara), Actinomyces neuii subsp.
Actinomyces neuii, isolated from scrotal abscess sample, is a very rare microorganism seen in the laboratory as an infection agent and was not reported as agent in our country before.
Catalase-negative Actinomyces neuii subsp neuii isolated from an infected mammary prosthesis.
Acute postoperative Endophthalmitis caused by Actinomyces neuii. Am J Ophthalmol 2002;133:145-7.
Actinomyces neuii: review of an unusual infectious agent.
Soft tissue Infections caused by Actinomyces neuii, a rare pathogen.
Test Result Comment Catalase Negative Excludes Nocardia, Nocardiopsis, Streptomyces, Mycobacterium fortuitum, Bifidobacterium dentium, Actinomyces neuii, Actinomyces viscosus Nitrate reduction Positive Excludes Actinomyces turicensis, Actinomyces radingae, Actinomyces europaeus Colony pigment/ color Grayish-white Excludes Actinomyces Non-pigmented odontolyticus Colony texture Rough Excludes Actinomyces naeslundii (geno.1), Actinomyces gerencseriae Urea hydrolysis test Negative Excludes Actinomyces naeslundii, Actinomyces viscosus Voges-Proskauer test Negative Fermentation of Positive glucose, maltose, sucrose Fermentation of Positive Suggest Actinomyces israelii arabinose, sorbitol