Actinomycetes

Actinomyces: Properties, Disease, Lab Diagnosis

Actinomyces: Properties, Disease, Lab Diagnosis

Actinomyces is a heterogeneous group of gram-positive, pleomorphic bacilli responsible for the disease actinomycosis.

Nocardia: Properties, Pathogenesis, Lab Diagnosis

Nocardia: Properties, Pathogenesis, Lab Diagnosis

Nocardia species are gram-positive, variably acid-fast, filamentous, and strictly aerobic organisms belonging to the actinomycetes group.