actinobacillus

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actinobacillus

(ækˈtɪnəʊbəˌsɪləs)
n, pl -cilli (-ˈsɪlaɪ)
a bacillus causing disease in animals
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There are many species related with oral infections recoded by different studies like Campylobacter rectus, Prevotella intermedia, Bacteroides forsythus,, Actinobacillus actinomycetem-comitans, Porphyromonas gingivalis Eubacterium species, Fusobacterium nucleatum also Eikenella corrodens, and Peptostreptococcus micros.
Evidence for the role of highly leukotoxic Actinobacillus actinomycetem-comitans in the pathogenesis of localised and other forms of early-onset periodontitis.

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