Actinomyces odontolyticus

Ac·ti·no·my·ces o·don·to·ly·'ti·cus

a species the normal habitat of which is the human oral cavity; it has been isolated from deep dental caries.

Ac·ti·no·my·ces o·don·to·ly·ti·cus

(akti-nō-mīsēz ō-dontō-liti-kŭs)
Species in the human oral cavity; isolated from deep dental caries.
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A culture of the biopsy specimen grew Actinomyces odontolyticus, a gram-positive anaerobe.
In man, it is usually caused by Actinomyces israelii and less often by Arachnia (Actinomyces) propionica, Actinomyces naeslundii, Actinomyces viscosus, and Actinomyces odontolyticus.
Analysis revealed bacterial isolates including alphahemolytic Streptococcus, Streptococcus viridans, Peptostreptococcus micros, Gemella morbillorum, and Actinomyces odontolyticus.
Human disease also may be caused by Actinomyces naeslundii, Actinomyces odontolyticus, Actinomyces viscosus, Actinomyces meyeri, and Propionibacterium propionicum.
We describe two immunosuppressed female patients with fever and Actinomyces odontolyticus bacteremia, a combination documented once previously in an immuno-competent male patient.
Actinomyces odontolyticus, a new species of actinomycete regularly isolated from deep carious dentine.
Systemic actinomycosis caused by Actinomyces odontolyticus.
Enterocutaneous fistulization due to Actinomyces odontolyticus.
Empyema necessitatis due to Actinomyces odontolyticus.
Actinomyces odontolyticus thoracopulmonary infection: two cases in lung and heart-lung transplant recipient and a review of literature.
Perez-Castrillon JL, Gonzalez C, del Campo F, et al: Empyema necessitatis due to Actinomyces odontolyticus.
2,3) The specific etiologic agents include Actinomyces israelii, Actinomyces naeslundii, Actinomyces odontolyticus, and Actinomyces viscosus.