Capnocytophaga


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Capnocytophaga

 [kap″no-si-tof´ah-gah]
a genus of anaerobic, gram-negative, rod-shaped bacteria that have been implicated in the pathogenesis of periodontal disease; they closely resemble Bacteroides ochraceus.

Capnocytophaga

(kap'nō-sī-tŏf'a-ga),
A genus of gram-negative, fusiform bacteria that require carbon dioxide for growth and exhibits gliding motility; associated with human periodontal disease; type species is Capnocytophaga ochracea (formerly Bacteroides ochracea).

Capnocytophaga

/Cap·no·cy·toph·a·ga/ (kap″no-si-tof´ah-gah) a genus of anaerobic, gram-negative, rod-shaped bacteria that have been implicated in the pathogenesis of periodontal disease; they closely resemble Bacteroides ochraceus.
Capnocytophaga canimor´sus  a species that is part of the normal oral flora of dogs and cats; following a bite it may cause serious local or systemic infection or death.

Cap·no·cy·to·pha·ga

(kap'nō-sī-tof'ă-gă)
A genus of gram-negative, fusiform bacteria associated with human periodontal disease and wound infections after dog or cat bites.

Cap·no·cy·to·pha·ga

(kap'nō-sī-tof'ă-gă)
Genus of gram-negative, fusiform bacteria associated with human periodontal disease.

Capnocytophaga

a genus of small anaerobic, gram-negative, rod-shaped bacteria that are commensals of the mouth and nasopharynx of dogs and cats and have been implicated in septicemia, meningitis, endocarditis and have been isolated from dog and cat bite wounds in humans; they closely resemble Bacteroides ochraceus. Formerly called DF-2 and DF-2-like.
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Black-pigmented Bacteroides species, Capnocytophaga species, and Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans in Human Periodontal Disease: virulence Factors in Colonization, Survival, and Tissue Destruction.
Capnocytophaga ochracea: characterization of a plasmid encoded expanded-spectrum TEM-17 beta-lactamase in the phylum Flavobacter-Bacteroides.
corrodens suele encontrarse junto con otros microorganismos en los sitios donde se ha aislado, por lo que es probable que actue como parte de un consorcio microbiano predominante (2-4,23), lo cual se refleja en que se puede asociar con Porphyromonas gingivalis, Prevotella intermedia, Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans, Capnocytophaga spp.
Capnocytophaga canimorsus in peripheral blood smears.
Studies show that use of oral antibiotics for all types of dog bite wounds reduces the risk of infection by nearly 50%, (5) Common bacteria isolated from bite wounds include Capnocytophaga canimorsus, Pasteurella multocida, (8) streptococci, (9) and a range of other aerobic and anaerobic pathogens.
Inoculations or injections of various periodontal pathogens such as Prophyromonas gingivalis, Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans, Fusobacterium nucleatum, Capnocytophaga, Eikenella corrodens, Actinomyces viscosus, and Streptoccocus sobrinus can induce periodontal lesions.
Capnocytophaga ochracea, Fusobacterium periodonticum, Staphylococcus aureus y Veillonella parvula predominaron en pacientes con periodontitis agresiva.
Morganella morganii, Proteus mirabilis, Serratia marcescens, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Shigella dysenteriae, Capnocytophaga ochracea and Citrobacter (7,8,9,10).
El mecanismo de invasion se ha explicado por la penetracion de microorganismos a traves de los espacios intercelulares, por ulceraciones en el epitelio de la bolsa y por penetracion directa a la celula epitelial, como la invasion por Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans (Aa), Porphyromona gingivalis (Pg), Treponema denticola (Td), Tannerella forsythia, Capnocytophaga.
micros (Micromonas); and low risk Capnocytophaga species (gingivalis, ochracea, sputigena).
pneumococcal, meningococcal diseases), and zoonotic agents (Leptospira and Capnocytophaga spp.
These secondary colonizers are generally gram negative species and typically include Fusibacterium nucleatum, Prevatella species and Capnocytophaga species.