Disease Information for Eikenella corrodens

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Clinical Manifestations
Disease Progression
Course/Acute
Laboratory Tests
Microbiology & Serology Findings
Microlab/Bacillus/rods on smear
Microlab/Endocarditis blood culture persistent negative
Microlab/Fastidious/slow-growing organism
Diagnostic Test Results
X-RAY
Xray/Multiple cavitary lesions of lungs/Chest
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Tuberculosis, pulmonary
Associated Disease & Complications
Necrotizing pneumonia/Lung infection
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Specific Agent
AGENT/Bacteria (category)
AGENT/Bacteria/non-pathogenic/opportunistic/saprophyte
AGENT/Gram negative bacteria (ex)
AGENT/Gram positive bacillus/rods (ex)
AGENT/HACEK group gram negative bacteria (ex)
AGENT/Species specific microbe
Process
PROCESS/Infection/agent specific (category)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Amoxicillin (Amoxil)
RX/Ampicillin (Polycillin)
RX/Penicillin
Definition

Gram-negative bacteria isolated from infections of the respiratory and intestinal tracts and from the buccal cavity, intestinal tract, and urogenital tract. They are probably part of the normal flora of man and animals.

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