eikenella

Summary

Summary: A genus of gram-negative, facultatively anaerobic, rod-shaped bacteria that occurs in the human mouth and intestine. Organisms of this genus can be opportunistic pathogens.

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  1. Young K, Allaker R, Hardie J, Whiley R. Interactions between Eikenella corrodens and 'Streptococcus milleri-group' organisms: possible mechanisms of pathogenicity in mixed infections. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek. 1996;69:371-3 pubmed
    ..intermedius, S. constellatus and S. anginosus) and Eikenella corrodens were investigated. Coaggregation reactions occurred frequently between S...
  2. Petti C, Bhally H, Weinstein M, Joho K, Wakefield T, Reller L, et al. Utility of extended blood culture incubation for isolation of Haemophilus, Actinobacillus, Cardiobacterium, Eikenella, and Kingella organisms: a retrospective multicenter evaluation. J Clin Microbiol. 2006;44:257-9 pubmed
    The incidence of and average time to detection for Haemophilus, Actinobacillus, Cardiobacterium, Eikenella, and Kingella (HACEK) bacteria in blood cultures with standard incubation and the utility of extended incubation of blood culture ..
  3. Goldstein E, Citron D, Tyrrell K, Leoncio E, Merriam C. Comparative In Vitro Activity of Omadacycline against Dog and Cat Bite Wound Isolates. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2018;62: pubmed publisher
    ..All isolates had omadacycline MICs of <1 μg/ml, with the exception of Eikenella corrodens, which showed reduced susceptibility to the entire tetracycline group.
  4. Blod C, Schlichting N, Schülin S, Suttkus A, Peukert N, Stingu C, et al. The oral microbiome-the relevant reservoir for acute pediatric appendicitis?. Int J Colorectal Dis. 2018;33:209-218 pubmed publisher
    ..RT-qPCR of Fusobacterium nucleatum, Peptostreptococcus stomatis, and Eikenella corrodens was performed and their viability was tested under acidic conditions to mimic gastric transfer...
  5. Dione N, Khelaifia S, La Scola B, Lagier J, Raoult D. A quasi-universal medium to break the aerobic/anaerobic bacterial culture dichotomy in clinical microbiology. Clin Microbiol Infect. 2016;22:53-58 pubmed publisher
    ..use for fastidious bacteria, we added haemin for Haemophilus influenzae, Haemophilus parainfluenzae and Eikenella corrodens and α-ketoglutarate for Legionella pneumophila...
  6. Nickles K, Scharf S, Röllke L, Mayer I, Mayer M, Eickholz P. Detection of subgingival periodontal pathogens--comparison of two sampling strategies. Clin Oral Investig. 2016;20:571-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Prevotella intermedia, Parvimonas micra, Fusobacterium nucleatum, Campylobacter rectus, Eubacterium nodatum, Eikenella corrodens, and Capnocytophaga sp. The detection frequency of A. actinomycetemcomitans (MT4/MT6) at 22/24 %, T...
  7. Ziebolz D, Douglas D, Douglas D, Schmickler J, Patschan D, Müller G, et al. Periodontal condition is associated with disease duration and motoric disabilities in patients with ankylosing spondylitis: results of a cross-sectional study. Rheumatol Int. 2018;38:855-863 pubmed publisher
    ..01), Eubacterium nodatum (AS?=?35%, HC?=?17%; p?=?0.05), and Eikenella corrodens (AS?=?96%, HC?=?77%; p?=?0.01)...
  8. Tepsuwan T, Rimsukcharoenchai C, Tantraworasin A, Woragidpoonpol S, Schuarattanapong S, Nawarawong W. Is delayed surgery related to worse outcomes in native left-sided endocarditis?. Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann. 2016;24:309-15 pubmed publisher
    ..Preoperative cardiac arrest and infection with Haemophilus, Actinobacillus, Cardiobacterium, Eikenella, or Kingella were risk factors for higher operative mortality...
  9. Collins J, Arredondo A, Roa A, Valdez Y, León R, Blanc V. Periodontal pathogens and tetracycline resistance genes in subgingival biofilm of periodontally healthy and diseased Dominican adults. Clin Oral Investig. 2016;20:349-56 pubmed publisher
    ..Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans, Fusobacterium nucleatum, Prevotella intermedia, Parvimonas micra, Eikenella corrodens and Dialister pneumosintes and 11 resistance genes were studied by PCR. P...

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  1. Mahendra J, Mahendra L, Nagarajan A, Mathew K. Prevalence of eight putative periodontal pathogens in atherosclerotic plaque of coronary artery disease patients and comparing them with noncardiac subjects: A case-control study. Indian J Dent Res. 2015;26:189-95 pubmed publisher
    ..f), Campylobacter rectus (C.r), Eikenella corrodens (E.c), Porphyromonas gingivalis (P.g), Treponema denticola (T.d), Prevotella nigrescens (P...
  2. Kurtulus Waschulewski I, Gokbuget A, Christiansen N, Ziegler M, Schuster V, Wahl G, et al. Immunohistochemical analysis of the gingiva with periodontitis of type I plasminogen deficiency compared to gingiva with gingivitis and periodontitis and healthy gingiva. Arch Oral Biol. 2016;72:75-86 pubmed publisher
    ..b>Eikenella corrodens, Porphyromonas gingivalis and viridans streptococci...
  3. Goldstein E, Citron D, Tyrrell K, Leoncio E. In Vitro Activity of Pexiganan and 10 Comparator Antimicrobials against 234 Isolates, Including 93 Pasteurella Species and 50 Anaerobic Bacterial Isolates Recovered from Animal Bite Wounds. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2017;61: pubmed publisher
    ..canis, and Pasteurella dagmatis), 8 μg/ml (Pasteurella stomatis), 8 μg/ml (Eikenella corrodens), 2 μg/ml (Neisseria weaveri, Neisseria zoodegmatis, and Moraxella canis-..
  4. Canullo L, Peñarrocha Oltra D, Covani U, Rossetti P. Microbiologic and Clinical Findings of Implants in Healthy Condition and with Peri-Implantitis. Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants. 2015;30:834-42 pubmed publisher
    ..denticola, Prevotela intermedia, Peptostreptococcus micros, Fusobacterium nucleatum, Campylobacter rectus, Eikenella corrodens, and Candida albicans...
  5. Zhou X, Kattadiyil M, Aprecio R, Liu X, Zhang W, Li Y. Effect of opposing implant prostheses on periodontal pathogens in dentures: A pilot study. J Prosthet Dent. 2017;118:153-158 pubmed publisher
    ..Periodontal pathogens included Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans, Eikenella corrodens, Fusobacterium nucleatum, Porphyromonas gingivalis, Prevotella intermedia, and Tannerella forsythia, ..
  6. Sharara S, Tayyar R, Kanafani Z, Kanj S. HACEK endocarditis: a review. Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther. 2016;14:539-45 pubmed publisher
    The HACEK group, referring to Haemophilus spp., Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans, Cardiobacterium hominis, Eikenella corrodens, and Kingella kingae, is a rare cause of infective endocarditis (IE)...
  7. Lützen L, Olesen B, Voldstedlund M, Christensen J, Moser C, Knudsen J, et al. Incidence of HACEK bacteraemia in Denmark: A 6-year population-based study. Int J Infect Dis. 2018;68:83-87 pubmed publisher
    ..five fastidious genera associated with infective endocarditis (Haemophilus, Aggregatibacter, Cardiobacterium, Eikenella, and Kingella). Data on the epidemiology of HACEK are sparse...
  8. Kimura Y, Yoshida S, Takeuchi T, Kimura M, Yoshikawa A, Hiramatsu Y, et al. Periodontal pathogens participate in synovitis in patients with rheumatoid arthritis in clinical remission: a retrospective case-control study. Rheumatology (Oxford). 2015;54:2257-63 pubmed publisher
    ..Antibody titres against four types of periodontal pathogen [Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans, Eikenella corrodens (Ec), Porphyromonas gingivalis and Prevotella intermedia (Pi)] were analysed using ELISA...
  9. Brook I. Microbiology and choice of antimicrobial therapy for acute sinusitis complicated by subperiosteal abscess in children. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2016;84:21-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Haemophilus spp., Eikenella corrodens), anaerobic (Peptostreptococcus, Fusobacterium, Prevotella, Porphyromonas, Bacteroides, and ..
  10. Lages E, Costa F, Cortelli S, Cortelli J, Cota L, Cyrino R, et al. Alcohol Consumption and Periodontitis: Quantification of Periodontal Pathogens and Cytokines. J Periodontol. 2015;86:1058-68 pubmed publisher
    ..Levels of Porphyromonas gingivalis, Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans, Prevotella intermedia, Eikenella corrodens, and Fusobacterium nucleatum were determined by real-time polymerase chain reaction on the basis of ..
  11. Nordholm A, Vøgg R, Permin H, Katzenstein T. Eikenella corrodens endocarditis and liver abscess in a previously healthy male, a case report. BMC Infect Dis. 2018;18:35 pubmed publisher
    b>Eikenella corrodens is one of the HACEK bacteria constituting part of the normal flora of the oropharynx, however, still an uncommon pathogen...
  12. Fernández P, Suárez J, Messing Jünger A. Case-based update: primary intraventricular brain abscess in a 10-year-old child. Childs Nerv Syst. 2015;31:2235-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Navigated aspiration was performed, and multi-sensitive Eikenella corrodens was cultivated. Broad antibiotic treatment and dexamethasone were initiated, and symptoms disappeared...
  13. Tricard T, Bund L, Alhefzi A, Lemoine J, Schneider L, Karger C, et al. Eikenella corrodens bone and hip joint infection. A case report and literature review. Arch Pediatr. 2016;23:1146-1149 pubmed publisher
    b>Eikenella corrodens (EC) is a human commensal microorganism of the mouth flora. This bacterium is rarely reported in bone and joint infections in children, but the consequences on the joint function can be devastating and irreversible...
  14. Kasten R, Mutters R, Mannheim W. Catalase-positive Eikenella corrodens and Eikenella-like isolates of human and canine origin. Zentralbl Bakteriol. 1998;288:319-29 pubmed
    Ten catalase-positive isolates and one catalase-negative isolate that had been assigned to Eikenella corrodens were compared to the nomenclatural type strain regarding selected phenotypic and molecular features and chromosomal ..
  15. McNabb H, Mombelli A, Gmür R, Mathey Dinç S, Lang N. Periodontal pathogens in the shallow pockets of immigrants from developing countries. Oral Microbiol Immunol. 1992;7:267-72 pubmed
    ..Morphologically distinct isolates, from 19 individuals positive for A. actinomycetemcomitans, were serotyped by indirect immunofluorescence.(ABSTRACT TRUNCATED AT 250 WORDS)..
  16. Wilson M, O CONNOR B, Newman H. Isolation and identification of bacteria from subgingival plaque with low susceptibility to minocycline. J Antimicrob Chemother. 1991;28:71-8 pubmed
    ..for the presence of three periodontal 'pathogens'--Porphyromonas gingivalis, Fusobacterium nucleatum and Eikenella corrodens...
  17. Mittal M, Zimmerman R. Meningitis and epidural abscess related to pansinusitis. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2009;25:267-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Despite no history or examination findings suggestive of sinusitis, she was found to have pansinusitis with intracranial extension causing meningitis and epidural abscess...
  18. Caroli M, Arienta C, Rampini P, Balbi S. Recurrence of brain abscess associated with asymptomatic arteriovenous malformation of the lung. Neurochirurgia (Stuttg). 1992;35:167-70 pubmed
    ..The authors stress the appropriacy of an angiographic pulmonary study in cases of recurrent brain abscesses, even where the chest X-ray has been negative...
  19. Steelman R, Einzig S, Balian A, Thomas J, Rosen D, Gustafson R, et al. Increased susceptibility to gingival colonization by specific HACEK microbes in children with congenital heart disease. J Clin Pediatr Dent. 2000;25:91-4 pubmed
    ..well established that infective endocarditis (IE) involving the HACEK (Hemophilus, Actinobacillus, Cardiobacter, Eikenella, Kingella) group of microbes occurs in patients with congenital heart defects (CHD) and in those with prosthetic ..
  20. Haffajee A, Socransky S. Relationship of cigarette smoking to the subgingival microbiota. J Clin Periodontol. 2001;28:377-88 pubmed
    ..Thus, the purpose of the present investigation was to examine the prevalence, proportions and levels of the subgingival species in adult subjects who were current, past or never smokers...
  21. Kamma J, Diamanti Kipioti A, Nakou M, Mitsis F. Profile of subgingival microbiota in children with mixed dentition. Oral Microbiol Immunol. 2000;15:103-11 pubmed
    ..Streptococcus sanguis (79-70%), Streptococcus mitis (66-65%), Prevotella melaninogenica (51-57%), Eikenella corrodens (51-52%), Capnocytophaga gingivalis (46-34%), Capnocytophaga ochracea (45-45%), Actinomyces naeslundii ..
  22. Dewhirst F, Chen C, Paster B, Zambon J. Phylogeny of species in the family Neisseriaceae isolated from human dental plaque and description of Kingella oralis sp. nov [corrected]. Int J Syst Bacteriol. 1993;43:490-9 pubmed
    Fourteen human periodontal isolates recovered from a purported Eikenella corrodens-selective medium containing 1 microgram of clindamycin per ml displayed biochemical traits which differed from those described for E. corrodens...
  23. Casarin R, Barbagallo A, Meulman T, Santos V, Sallum E, Nociti F, et al. Subgingival biodiversity in subjects with uncontrolled type-2 diabetes and chronic periodontitis. J Periodontal Res. 2013;48:30-6 pubmed publisher
  24. Treasure T, Hughes W, Bennett J. Cervical necrotizing fasciitis originating with a periapical infection. J Am Dent Assoc. 2010;141:861-6 pubmed
    ..Practitioners must treat this disease aggressively with surgical debridement and intensive medical support...