Bacteria

Actinomycetes

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Actinomycetes

  • Characteristics
  1. Gram Positive branching filaments (fungus-like)
  • Organisms
  1. Actinomyces
    1. Actinomyces israelii (Actinomycosis)
  2. Nocardia (Nocardiosis)
    1. Nocardia asteroides (Pulmonary Nocardiosis)
    2. Nocardia brasiliensis (Mycetoma)