Aggregatibacter actinomycemcomitans pneumonia in children: Two case reports and a review of the literature

Smadar Shilo, Imad Kassis, Fahed Hakim, Yael Shachor-Meyouhas

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Abstract

Aggregatibacter actinomycemcomitans, previously named Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans (Aa), is a facultative Gram-negative slow-growing coccobacillus associated with severe oral and nonoral infections. It is a member of the HACEK group. Pulmonary infection caused by Aa is rare.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)100-102
Number of pages3
JournalPediatric Infectious Disease Journal
Volume34
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 2015
Externally publishedYes

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Copyright © 2014 by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

Keywords

  • Aggregatibacter actinomycemcomitans pneumonia
  • Children
  • HACEK

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