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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Brain abscess due to Aggregatibacter aphrophilus and Bacteroides uniformis.
Aggregatibacter aphrophilus brain abscess secondary to primary tooth extraction: Case report and literature review.
Aggregatibacter aphrophilus rarely causes brain abscesses.
Keywords: Aggregatibacter aphrophilus, brain abscess, brucella.
Aggregatibacter aphrophilus (formerly Haemophilus aphrophilus) is an aerobic gram-negative coccobacillus that belongs to the HACEK (Haemophilus aphrophilus/paraphrophilus, Actino bacillus actinomycetem comitans, Cardiobacterium hominis, Eikenella corrodens and Kingella spp.) group.
After definite identification of the microorganism as Aggregatibacter aphrophilus we reviewed and figured out that there were some treatment failure reports with ceftriaxone.
Her antibiotics were changed to ceftriaxone alone once the blood cultures resulted as positive for Aggregatibacter aphrophilus (Figure 2), a HACEK organism.
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.