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Antimicrobial susceptibility testing of Actinomyces species with 12 antimicrobial agents

Journal of Antimicrob and Chemother  Aug. 2005  V.56  N.2  p. 407-9.

A. J. Smith1,*, V. Hall2, B. Thakker3 and C. G. Gemmell4

1 Infection Research Group, Glasgow Dental Hospital, Glasgow, Scotland, UK; 2 Anaerobe Reference Laboratory, NPHS Microbiology Cardiff, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, Wales, UK; 3 Bacteriology Department, Glasgow Royal Infirmary, Scotland, UK; 4 Division of Immunology, Infection and Inflammation, Medical School, University of Glasgow, Scotland, UK

Comments: 87 strains tested to 12 antibiotics. All were sensitive to penicillin, ampicillin and beta-lactam/beta-lactamase inhibitors. All were resistant to ciprofloxacin. Linezolid showed good activity.

abstract
http://jac.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/56/2/407

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Short-Term Treatment of Actinomycosis: Two Cases and a Review

Clinical Infectious Diseases  1 Feb 2004  V.38  N.3  p. 444-7.

BRIEF REPORT

Selvin S. Sudhakar and John J. Ross

Division of Infectious Diseases, Caritas Saint Elizabeth’s Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts

Comments: The authors argue that treatment may be <6 months on the basis of their experience with two cases (esophageal and cervicofacial).

abstract
http://www.journals.uchicago.edu/doi/abs/10.1086/381099

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Human Cervicofacial Actinomycoses: Microbiological Data for 1997 Cases

Clinical Infectious Diseases 15 Aug 2003  V.37  N.4  p.490-7.

G. Pulverer,1 H. Schütt-Gerowitt,1 and K. P. Schaal2

1Institute for Medical Microbiology and Hygiene, University of Cologne, and 2Institute for Medical Microbiology and Immunology, University of Bonn, Germany

Comments: In these 1997 cases, the predominant species were A. israelii (41%), A. gerencseriae (27%), A. naeslundii (9%), A. odontolyticus (1%), and P. propionicum (1%).

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http://www.journals.uchicago.edu/doi/abs/10.1086/376621

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