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Actinomycosis

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Actinomycosis is a rare, chronic, and slowly progressive granulomatous disease caused by filamentous Gram positive anaerobic bacteria from the Actinomycetaceae family (genus Actinomyces). The disease is characterised by the formation of painful abscesses in the mouth, lungs,breast or gastrointestinal tract. Discover the latest research on actinomycosis here.

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Journal of Medical Case Reports

Lumbar vertebral osteomyelitis and psoas abscess caused by Actinomyces israelii after an operation under general anesthesia in a patient with end-stage renal disease: a case report

Journal of Medical Case ReportsNovember 29, 2019
Yutaka YamadaHirokazu Nakagawa
Gastroenterology

Differences in Gut Microbiota in Patients With vs Without Inflammatory Bowel Diseases: a Systematic Review

GastroenterologyDecember 10, 2019
Rapat PittayanonPaul Moayyedi
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World Journal of Nuclear Medicine

Serendipitous actinomycosis infection mimicking malignant lesion in carcinoma of unknown primary

World Journal of Nuclear MedicineJanuary 15, 2020
Sayak ChoudhuryV Rangarajan
Acta Crystallographica. Section F, Structural Biology Communications

The adhesive PitA pilus protein from the early dental plaque colonizer Streptococcus oralis: expression, purification, crystallization and X-ray diffraction analysis

Acta Crystallographica. Section F, Structural Biology CommunicationsJanuary 14, 2020
Rajnesh Kumari Yadav, Vengadesan Krishnan
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General Dentistry

Surgical endodontics for management of progressive actinomycosis

General DentistryDecember 21, 2019
Saeed Asgary, Bita Talebzadeh
Revista chilena de infectología : órgano oficial de la Sociedad Chilena de Infectología

Actinomyces radingae.

Revista chilena de infectología : órgano oficial de la Sociedad Chilena de InfectologíaDecember 21, 2019
Leonardo Chanqueo, Pedro Morales
Monaldi Archives for Chest Disease = Archivio Monaldi Per Le Malattie Del Torace

Presentation of pulmonary tuberculosis and actinomyces co-infection as a lung mass: a literature review and unique case report

Monaldi Archives for Chest Disease = Archivio Monaldi Per Le Malattie Del ToraceDecember 19, 2019
Evangelos BalisGeorgios Boulbasakos
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Journal of Dental Research

Maturation of the Oral Microbiome in Caries-Free Toddlers: A Longitudinal Study

Journal of Dental ResearchNovember 28, 2019
D KahharovaE Zaura
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Revista Española De Enfermedades Digestivas : Organo Oficial De La Sociedad Española De Patología Digestiva

Esophageal actinomycosis mimicking a carcinoma

Revista Española De Enfermedades Digestivas : Organo Oficial De La Sociedad Española De Patología DigestivaJanuary 22, 2020
María Lourdes Ruiz RebolloJavier Santos Fernández
Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology

Laparoscopic assisted neocervico-vaginal reconstruction in a rare case of Mullerian anomaly - Cervico-vaginal aplasia with Unicornuate uterus

Journal of Minimally Invasive GynecologyDecember 18, 2019
Dr P G PaulDr Tasneem Saherwala
Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology : JOMFP

Submandibular gland actinomycosis: A rare disease - Worth to mention

Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology : JOMFPJanuary 17, 2020
Bharti VarshneySourabha Kumar Patro
Scientific Reports

FBA Ecological Guild: Trio of Firmicutes-Bacteroidetes Alliance against Actinobacteria in Human Oral Microbiome

Scientific ReportsJanuary 16, 2020
Wendy Li, Zhanshan Sam Ma
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Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology : JOMFP

Evaluation of antimicrobial properties of Solanum xanthocarpum and Pistacia lentiscus extracts on Streptococcus mutans , Lactobacillus species and Actinomyces viscosus : An in vitro study

Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology : JOMFPJanuary 17, 2020
Panjanathan MahalakshmiAda Malar
Pakistan Journal of Medical Sciences

Abdominal actinomycosis in an elderly diabetic

Pakistan Journal of Medical SciencesJanuary 15, 2020
Riyasat Ahmed MemonNausheen Yaqoob
Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences

Sampling of Patient Radiation Therapy Thermoplastic Immobilization Forms Reveals Several Types of Attached Bacteria

Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation SciencesJanuary 22, 2020
Terrence J RavineShannon Tyler
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Läkartidningen

Thoracal actinomycosis - a diagnostic challenge

LäkartidningenDecember 11, 2019
Andreas PalmGunnar Hillerdal
Preventive Veterinary Medicine

Wild mammals as potential silent reservoirs of Leishmania infantum in a Mediterranean area

Preventive Veterinary MedicineJanuary 7, 2020
M Magdalena AlcoverRoser Fisa
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RNA

An ancient type of MnmA protein is an iron-sulfur cluster-dependent sulfurtransferase for tRNA anticodons

RNADecember 6, 2019
Naoki ShigiMisao Kuroki
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Journal of Applied Microbiology

Identification of antimicrobial metabolites produced by a potential biocontrol actinomycete strain A217

Journal of Applied MicrobiologyDecember 13, 2019
Hongwei HeLirong Han
2
Journal of Bacteriology

Actinomyces produce defensin-like bacteriocins (actifensins) with a highly degenerate structure and broad antimicrobial activity

Journal of BacteriologyNovember 27, 2019
Ivan SugrueR Paul Ross
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