HACEK

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HACEK

Acronym for bacteria that cause infective endocarditis–Haemophilus, Actinobacillus, Cardiobacterium, Eikenella, Kingella spp. See Infective endocarditis.

HACEK

An acronym for Haemophilus , Actinobacillus, Cardiobacterium, Eikenella, Kingella (a group of slow-growing, gram-negative bacilli that occasionally cause endocarditis in humans).