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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).
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HACEK organisms are commonly found in the oropharynx as part of the normal flora, although they are capable of causing significant disease such as periodontal infections, endocarditis, bacteremia, pneumonia, peritonitis, urinary tract infections, osteomyelitis, and wound infections.
The members of the HACEK group are slow growing bacteria that are part of the oropharyngeal flora.
It belongs to a group of organisms, denoted as the acronym HACEK, that has the ability to inflict subacute bacterial endocarditis.
Se describe como parte del grupo HACEK (Haemophilus parainfluenzae, H.
It is most commonly associated with a group of gram-negative bacilli collectively known as HACEK (for Hemophilus parainfluenzae, H aphrophilus, Hemophilus paraphrophilus, Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans, Cardiobacterium hominis, Eikenella corrodens, and Kingella kingae).
He had been hopeful of building some momentum for the upcoming Arlington Park meeting, for which he will be teamed with veteran agent Harry `The Hat' Hacek.
For example, one now can easily include the German double ss or the Hacek C.
The HACEK group of organisms were previously difficult to isolate by routine blood culture methods, but with modern culture techniques these organisms are usually isolated within three to five days [20, 21].
The end of the Yugoslav socialist period and the emergence of an independent Slovenian state was accompanied by the establishment of party democracy with two opposing blocks: the right and left wing, each comprising several parties (details on Slovenian political development in Hacek et al., 2013, Bebler, 2002, Makarovic et al., 2011).
(13.) Langkford MC, Zembower TR, Trick WE, Hacek DM, Noskin GA, Peterson LR.
corrodens is of the HACEK grouping of organisms, the other members being Haemophilus aphrophilus, Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans, Cardiobacterium hominis, and Kingella kingae.
Therefore, the political level and the top civil service level should act in harmony, based on mutual respect of the different roles they play in the system since the actions of officials are directly related to trustworthiness in the democratic nature of the state and the polity (Brezovsek and Hacek, 2004, p.