Aggregatibacter aphrophilus

Ag·gre·ga·ti·bac·ter aph·ro·phil·us

(agrĕ-gati-baktĕr afrō-fīlŭs) This is a new name for Haemophilus aphrophilus, not a new entity.
Member of the HACEK group of organisms (Haemophilus aphrophilus, Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans, Cardiobacterium hominis, Eikenella corrodens, and Kingella spp.). Cause of endocarditis. Also called Haemophilus aphrophius.
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caseolyticus 9 HIBPF19140 Previously identified in HaeBPF HIBPF20030 Aggregatibacter aphrophilus * Putative product based on closest homologue in public databases, shown by percent amino acid identity.