Alloscardovia omnicolens

  • General information

    • the following information is not yet verified
      Family: Bifidobacteriaceae

      Natural habitat
      Alloscardovia omnicolens, are inhabitants of the gastrointestinal tract and oral cavity of humans and animals and have been considered nonpathogenic for humans.

      Clinical significance
      However, the actual site of isolation and the clinical significance of A. omnicolens is unclear. This may be due in part to the difficulties in distinguishing this organism from other genera such as Actinomyces.

      They appears to have a predilection for the urinary tract and they has also been isolated from blood, saliva, lung, and aortic valves abscesses.

  • Gram stain

    • the following information is not yet verified
      Gram positive, short, irregularly shaped rods,

      may have rudimentary branching

  • Culture characteristics

    • the following information is not yet verified

      Can grow aerobically in CO2

      BA: after 48h, pinpoint alpha-hemolytic colony and

      BBA: growth

  • Characteristics

  • References

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