Actinomycetaceae (Actinomycetes)

Taxonomy

  • Order Actinomycetales
  • Family Actinomycetaceae (Colloquially Termed “Actinomycetes”)

Organisms

Aerobic

Anaerobic

  • Actinomyces (see Actinomycosis, [[Actinomycosis]])
  • Arachnia
  • Rothia
  • Bifidobacterium

Microbiology

  • General Comments
    • All of the Actinomycetes Organisms are Morphologically Similar and Exhibit Characteristic Filamentous Branching with Fragmentation into Bacillary or Coccoid Forms

References

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