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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Antimicrobial, antioxidant, hepatoprotective and antitumor properties of these microorganisms (Actinomyces meyeri, Actinomyces odontolyticus, Bacteroides ovatus, Bifidobacterium bifidum, Bifidobacterium breve, Bifidobacterium dentium, Clostridium butyricum, Clostridium beijerinckii, Enterococcus gallinarum, Enterococcus faecalis, Escherichia coli, Eubacterium aerofaciens, Eubacterium lentum, Lactobacillus spp., Leptotrichia buccalis, Micrococcus spp., Neisseria mucosa, Peptostreptococcus asaccharolyticus, Sarcina spp., Staphylococcus xylosis, Staphylococcus cohni, Staphylococcus capitis, Streptococcus agalactiae) have been only subsequently studied, and each of the strains was assigned a number from No.1 to No.
Pericardial infection due to Actinomyces odontolyticus has been reported in the literature only once [2].
After three days, the pericardial fluid culture isolated 2 colony forming units of Actinomyces odontolyticus. The patient was diagnosed with cardiac tamponade secondary to Actinomyces odontolyticus pericarditis in an immunocompetent adult.
Actinomyces odontolyticus causing invasive disease has been previously reported in 25 patients [1].
In man, it is usually caused by Actinomyces israelii and less often by Arachnia (Actinomyces) propionica, Actinomyces naeslundii, Actinomyces viscosus, and Actinomyces odontolyticus. These anaerobic gram-positive bacteria are commensal organisms in the human oral cavity.
Analysis revealed bacterial isolates including alphahemolytic Streptococcus, Streptococcus viridans, Peptostreptococcus micros, Gemella morbillorum, and Actinomyces odontolyticus.
Frecuencia de microorganismos hallados en los cultivos de acuerdo con el tipo de periodontitis agresiva Periodontitis Periodontitis Microorganismos agresiva agresiva localizada generalizada Eubacterium lentum 3 1 Gemella morbillorum 3 - Fusobacterium nucleatum 2 4 Veillonella species 5 3 Peptostreptococcus magnus 1 - Porphhyromonas endodontalis 1 - Streptococus intermedius 2 1 Peptostreptococus prevotii 4 3 Staphhylococus sachharolyticus 4 2 Streptococus sachharolyticus 1 - Bacteroides fragilis 4 1 Actinomyces viscosus 2 - Fusobacterium necrophhorum 1 - Bacteroides ureolyticus 3 1 Bacteroides diastasonis 1 1 Eubacterium limosum 1 - Actinomyces odontolyticus - 1 Leptorichhia bucalis - 1 Peptostreptococus asachharolyticus - 2 Bacteroides vulgaris - 1 Bacteroides cacae - 1 Tabla 2.
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 is an anaerobic, facultative capnophilic, gram-positive, nonsporulating, non--acid fast, non-motile, irregularly staining bacterium.
Actinomyces odontolyticus thoracopulmonary infection: two cases in lung and heart-lung transplant recipient and a review of literature.
La composicion microbiana de la placa supragingival se caracteriza por la presencia de Streptococcus sanguis y en menor proporcion los Actinomyces viscosus, Actinomyces naesludii y Actinomyces israelii, a medida que la placa madura aumentan las formas de estreptococos como el Streptococcus mitis, Streptococcus sobrinus y Streptococcus mutans y Actinomyces odontolyticus, entre otros.
(2,3) The specific etiologic agents include Actinomyces israelii, Actinomyces naeslundii, Actinomyces odontolyticus, and Actinomyces viscosus.