Actinomyces gerencseriae

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Actinomyces gerencseriae
Scientific classification
Domain: Bacteria
Phylum: Actinobacteria
Order: Actinomycetales
Family: Actinomycetaceae
Genus: Actinomyces
Species: A. gerencseriae
Binomial name
Actinomyces gerencseriae
Johnson et al. 1990[1]

Actinomyces gerencseriae is a species in the genus Actinomyces[2] once known as Actinomyces israelii serovar II.[3]

A. gerencseriae was named for the bacteriologist, Mary Ann Gerencser.[1]


  1. ^ a b Johnson, J L; Moore, Lillian H; Kaneko, Beverly; Moore, W E C (July 1990). "Actinomyces georgiae, Actinomyces gerencseriae sp. nov., Designation of Two Genospecies of Actinomyces naeslundii, an Inclusion of A. naes.undii serotypes II and III and Actinomyces viscosus serotype II and A. naeslundii Genospecies 2" (PDF). International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology. International Union o Microbiology Societies. 40 (3): 273–286. PMID 2397195. doi:10.1099/00207713-40-3-273. Retrieved 2 February 2013. 
  2. ^ Tang, G; Yip, HK; Samaranayake, LP; Luo, G; Lo, EC; Teo, CS (2003). "Actinomyces spp. in supragingival plaque of ethnic Chinese preschool children with and without active dental caries". Caries Res. 37 (5): 381–90. PMID 12925831. doi:10.1159/000072172. 
  3. ^ Euzéby, J.P. "List of Prokaryotic names with Standing in Nomenclature - Genus Actinomyces". Archived from the original on 2 March 2012. Retrieved 2 February 2013. 

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