|Etymology:||Genus name: Greek actino ray, mykes fungus (referring to the radiating appearance of microcolonies).|
Species epithet: from injuries produced by awns ofHordeum sp. (foxtails)
|Significance:||[Of minor importance]|
|Gram +/Gram -:||G+|
|Disease:||Dog: pleuritis, pericarditis, peritonitis, visceral abscesses och septic arthritis.
Katt: tillhör ev. den normala oralfloran.
|Hosts:||Dog and cat|
|16S rRNA Seq.:||-|
||The genus Actinomyces is composed of about 40 species, which are related to the genera Actinobaculum and Trueperella.|
|The revised taxonomy of the mollicutes|
The revised taxonomy of mollicutes (mycoplasmas) has now been introduced on VetBact, which means that many of the species have been given new genus names or moved to another higher taxon.Published 2021-11-25. Read more...