Slots J, Ting M. Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans and Porphyromonas gingivalis in human periodontal disease: occurrence and treatment. Antimicrob Agents Chemother 1986;29:699-700. [PubMed], 21. Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans was first identified as a possible periodontal pathogen in 1975 in studies of localized juvenile periodontitis, now known as localized aggressive periodontitis (LAP) (36, 43). [PubMed], 15. Rupp ME, Ulphani JS, Fey PD, Mack D (1999) Characterization of Staphylococcus epidermidis polysaccharide intercellular adhesin/hemagglutinin in the pathogenesis of intravascular catheter-associated infection in a rat model. Am J Med 1988;85:104-107. [PubMed], 38. There was no clinical response and the patient died. Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans was recovered from blood cultures incubated for more than 14 days, including those taken during vancomycin treatment and just before death (20). A. actinomycetemcomitans is also resistant to clindamycin, therefore of the recommended prophylactic regimens for immediate-type penicillin allergic patients azithromycin or clarithromycin are the only agents with any activity against A. actinomycetemcomitans (15). J Clin Microbiol 2000;38:79-84. [PubMed], 48. Outer membrane-like vesicles secreted by Actinobacillusactinomycetemcomitans are enriched in leukotoxin. Grace et al. No recurrence of A. actinomycetemcomitans endocarditis was reported. In liquid media the organism tends to grow in small granules adhering to the walls of the bottle (30) and this property is behind the name of the new genus Aggregatibacter (45). Strong evidence is available on the role of Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans (A.a) as the causative agent of localised juvenile periodontitis (LJP), a disease characterised by rapid destruction of the tooth-supporting tissues. The distribution of the bacteria was studied in healthy normals, patients with adult periodontitis, diabetics, and those with LJP. Cuende E, de Pablos M, Gomez M, Burgaleta S, Michaus L, Vesga JC. Oral MicrobiolImmunol. [PubMed], 26. In: Mandell GL, Bennett JE, Dolin R, eds. The mean time until detection of growth of A. actinomycetemcomitans in blood cultures was 5.5 days (range 2 - 9 days) in a review of 12 cases of prosthetic valve endocarditis (PVE) (23) and 4.4 days (range 3-7 days) in a series of 5 PVE (18). A wide variety of infections due to A. actinomycetemcomitans are reported in the literature, including endophthalmitis (5, 28, 57 ), cerebral abscess (55, 63, 75), septicemia during pregnancy (58), pulmonary and chest wall infection (8, 41, 69, 74), pericarditis (26, 75), septic arthritis (14, 40), vertebral osteomyelitis (29, 42) and chronic lymphadenitis (24). Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans is also encountered in its traditional role as a companion to Actinomyces in actinomycosis (33, 41, 66, 75). In a survey of clinical microbiology laboratories using Septi-Chek blood culture bottles, the 538 respondents indicated that only 2/136 patients (1.5%) with bacteremia due to fastidious bacteria were first shown to be bacteremic following incubation of bottles for greater than 7 days (16). They occur in specific intracellular locations like the epithelial wall, enlarged intracellular pocket spaces and the epithelial side of basal lamina in connective tissue and alveolar bone. now demonstrate that a particular periodontal pathogen called Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans ( Aa ) induces changes in neutrophil function, including hypercitrullination of … nov., Aggregatibacter aphrophilus comb. Recent CLSI guidelines recommend cation-adjusted Mueller-Hinton broth with lysed horse blood, direct colony suspension equivalent to a 0.5 McFarland standard and incubation at 35°C in 5% CO2 for 24-48 hours (11). Thirty-eight diabetic and 33 normal rats were inoculated with A. actinomycetemcomitans and euthanized at baseline and at 4, 5, and 6 weeks after inoculation. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 1996;24:141-143. [PubMed], 17. In 1951 it was reported as the s… Morris JF, Sewell DL. Perturbation of mitochondrial structure and function plays a central role in Actinobacillusactinomycetemcomitansleukotoxin- induced apoptosis. 2013;48(5):549-52. The most actively studied gene product of the organism is a leukotoxin and a member of the RTX (repeats in toxin) family whose cellular receptor is the integrin, LFA-1, thus accounting for its selective effect on leucocytes (although only those from primates) [13-15]. 31. Infection due to Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans and Haemophilus aphrophilus. Int J Antimicrob Agents 1999;12:41-46. [PubMed], 18. Indian J Pathol Microbiol 2009;52:115-116.  [PubMed], 2. Babinchak TJ. Thjotta TL, Sydnes S. Actinobacillus actinomycetam comitans as the sole infecting agent in a human being. Adhesion to epithelial and tooth surfaces is dependent on the presence of surface proteins and structures such as microvesicles and fimbriae. This study aimed to assess the antimicrobial susceptibility of Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans, Porphyromonas gingivalis and Tannerella forsythia isolated from periodontitis patients to amoxicillin, metronidazole, azithromycin and moxifloxacin. Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans endogenous endophthalmitis: Report of two cases and review of the literature. (2004) Polysaccharide intercellular adhesin (PIA) protects Staphylococcus epidermidis against major components of the human innate immune system. Int J Gynaecol Obstet 1995;51:57-58. [PubMed], 59. Abstract T en systemically healthy subjects (ages 28 to 60 years) with untreated moderate to severe periodontal disease and evidence of presence of A. actinomycetemcomitans underwent standard mechanical periodontal treatment consisting of oral hygiene instruction and … Clin Micro Rev 2001;14:177-207. [PubMed], 7. Burgess RC. Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans–induced hypercitrullination links periodontal infection to autoimmunity in rheumatoid arthritis ... Periodontal disease (periodontitis), a bacterial-induced chron-ic inflammatory disease of the gums, is commonly observed in RA, The process of intracellular movement and the cell spreading could be inhibited by agents that interfered with microtubule dynamics, suggesting that this bacterium when internalized interacts closely with the microtubules of the host cell . Indifference or additive effects were seen with rifampicin plus penicillin against 4 of 12 isolates, with rifampicin plus ceftriaxone against 9 of 12 isolates and with rifampicin plus cephapirin against all 12 isolates (73). Annu Rev Med 1997;48:25-33. Nashi M, Venkatachalam AK, Unsworth PF, Muddu BN. Int J Syst Bacteriol 2006;56:2135-2146. [PubMed], 46. In addition to valvular endocarditis, A. actinomycetemcomitans endarteritis has occurred in adults with previously undiagnosed aortic coarctation (27, 36) and infection of a left atrial myxoma is described (35). It has subsequently been confirmed as present in at least 30% of actinomycotic lesions (29). Clin Infect Dis 1994;19:958-960. [PubMed], 9. Chen AC, Liu CC, Yao WJ, Chen CT, Wang JY. Ellner JJ, Rosenthal MS, Lerner PI, McHenry MC. Prosthetic valve endocarditis due to A. actinomycetemcomitans was successfully treated with oral ciprofloxacin 750mg every 12 hours for 8 weeks. In vitro activity of antibiotics alone and in combination against Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans. One isolate had an ampicillin MIC=MBC= 4.0µg/mL, ceftriaxone MIC=MBC= <0.12µg/mL and gentamicin MIC=MBC=4.0µg/mL, the second isolate had an ampicillin MIC=1.0µg/mL, MBC=2.0µg/mL and gentamicin MIC=0.25µg/mL, MBC=0.5µg/mL (23). 45. NCCLS document M100-S11, Wayne, Pennsylvania, 2001. Though it was initially named as Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans, it was found that the bacterium is more similar to haemophilus than actinobacillus and hence it was reclassified under aggregatibacter as Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans. Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans is a Gram-negative commensal bacterium of the oral cavity which has been associated with the pathogenesis of … The review of endocarditis due to unusual or fastidious organisms by Berbari et al. Bacterial cells in biofilms are surrounded by a self-synthesized, three-dimensional matrix, which holds the cells together and firmly attaches the bacterial cells to the underlying surface [3]. It has also been proposed that A.actinomycetemcomitans can produce super antigens, which have the ability to bring about T cell apoptosis by binding to T cell receptors [22,23]. In dentistry, the emphasis is on the involvement of A. actinomycetemcomitans in the pathogenesis of localized juvenile periodontitis and acute necrotising ulcerative gingivitis (60). Infective endocarditis due to unusual or fastidious microorgansims. Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans is a Gram-negative opportunistic pathogen associated with rapidly progressing periodontitis and with extra-oral diseases, such as endocarditis [1–3]. It has been suggested that the transferrin andd integrin receptors are involved in the adhesion of the bacteria to host cells, A actinomycetemcomitans is a highly non motile gram negative coccobacillus with a vast array of potential virulence factors and mechanisms. Izano EA, Sadovskaya I, Vinogradov E, Mulks MH, Velliyagounder K, et al. Scand J Infect Dis 2003;35:133-136. [PubMed], 6. J Periodontal Res. Whether these agents are effective in preventing A. actinomycetemcomitans endocarditis has not been evaluated in animal experimental models. The greatest reduction in colony-forming units (minus 4 logs) after 24 hours incubation in an antibiotic concentration four times the MIC was seen with penicillin (range MIC 0.02-4µg/mL), gentamicin (0.1-10µg/mL) and ciprofloxacin (0.001-0.5µg/mL). It reduces nitrates to nitrites and is ONPG, urease and indole negative. Evaluation of three selective media for isolation of Aggregatibacteractinomycetemcomitans. 62. 1990)  A.actinomycetemcomitans is small, nonmotile, gram- negative, saccharolytic, capnophilic, round-ended rod (Haffajee and Socransky 1994). Scaling and root planning alone was unable to remove A. actinomycetemcomitans from localized juvenile periodontitis lesions. Infective endocarditis caused by HACEK microorganisms. Eng RH, Smith SM, Goldstein EJC, Miyasaki KT, Quah SE, Buccini F. Failure of vancomycin prophylaxis and treatment for Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans endocarditis. Very few investigators have reported on the effect of combining an aminoglycoside with a ß-lactam against A. actinomycetemcomitans. Medicine 1979;58:145-158. [PubMed], 20. 1993; 61: 4878–84. [PubMed] Washington: American Society for Microbiology, 1999 ;561-571. [PubMed], 42. Meyer DJ, Gerding DN. The erythromycin MBCs ranged from 8-64µg/mL, with MBC50=8.0µg/mL and MBC90=32µg/mL. Authors: Susan L Taylor, MBChB, FRCPA,  Selwyn D R Lang, MBChB, FRACP, FRCPA. King and Tatum (30) identified two biochemical groups, the one fermenting mannitol but not xylose and the other xylose but not mannitol. A. Actinomycetemcomitans penetrate and survive within eukaryotic cells. Despite being considered a periodontopathogen, A. actinomycetemcomitans can frequently be detected in periodontally healthy individuals, suggesting variability in its virulence 20 . Scand J Infect Dis 1995;27:289-290. [PubMed], 10. In the series reported by Grace et al. The importance of PGA in a protective role for A. actinomycetemcomitans and other bacteria has been well established [4]. National Committee for Clinical Laboratory Standards. PMID: 17412552. Necrotising pneumonia caused by mixed infection with Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans and Actinomyces israelii: case report and review. measured MICs using E-tests placed onto Brucella Blood agar swabbed with a 1.0 McFarland standard suspension of organism and incubated in 5% CO2 for 48 hours (32). (2007) Poly-N-acetylglucosamine mediates biofilm formation and antibiotic resistance in Actinobacilluspleuropneumoniae.  In periodontitis, only 10 to 30 species, mainly gram negative anaerobic bacteria, are putative pathogens. Rev Infect Dis 1989;11:46-63. [PubMed], 30. Yogev et al. Several Scand J Infect Dis 1992;24:667-672. [PubMed], 34. Madinier IM, Fosse TB, Hitzig C, Charbit Y, Hannoun LR. Still, a lot is still to be understood and established. Rupp ME, Ulphani JS, Fey PD, Bartscht K, Mack D (1999) Characterization of the importance of polysaccharide intercellular adhesin/hemagglutinin of Staphylococcus epidermidis in the pathogenesis of biomaterial-based infection in a mouse foreign body infection model. Clin Infect Dis 1993;16:216-218. [PubMed], 68. van Winkelhoff AJ, Winkel EG, Barendregt D, Dellemijn-Kippuw N, Stijne A, van der Velden U. ß-lactamase producing bacteria in adult periodontitis. Unfortunately, vancomycin (2G per day) was also chosen as empirical treatment. In a case of PVE from a series of infections reported by Kaplan et al., the A. actinomycetemcomitans had an ampicillin MIC=MBC=0.4µg/mL and penicillin MIC=MBC=0.8µg/mL (29).Â. b Current NCCLS susceptible MIC interpretive standards for Haemophilus spp. found that medical treatment alone or associated with surgical treatment cured 82-87% of native and prosthetic valve endocarditis caused by HACEK organisms (4). doi: 10.1038/ nature12155 PMID: 23657259, Rupp ME, Fey PD (2001) In vivo models to evaluate adhesion and biofilm formation by Staphylococcus epidermidis. Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans (previously Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans) is a Gram-negative, facultative anaerobe, nonmotile bacterium that is often found in association with localized aggressive periodontitis, a severe infection of the periodontium. Comparative activities of cefuroxime, amoxicillin-clavulanic acid, ciprofloxacin, enoxacin, and ofloxacin against aerobic and anaerobic bacteria isolated from bite wounds. Zadeh HH, Nalbant A, Park K. Large-scale early in vitro response to Actinobacillusactinomycetemcomitanssuggestssuperantigenic activation of T-cells. The MBCs of the fluoroquinolones were the same or little more than their MICs. 2021 © Copyrights Biomedical and Pharmacology Journal, Publication Ethics and Malpractice Statement, Correction, Retraction, Withdrawal Policies, Publication Ethics and Publication Malpractice Statement, Aggregatibacter Actinomycetemcomitans – Its Role in Periodontitis, Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, Costerton JW, Lewandowski Z, Caldwell DE, Korber DR, Lappin-Scott HM (1995) Microbial biofilms. Key tests for discrimination between A. actinomycetemcomitans and V-factor independent strains of Aggregatibacter aphrophilus are catalase, ONPG and fermentation of lactose, sucrose and trehalose (45). Prosthetic valve endocarditis due to A. actinomycetemcomitans was first described in 1972 (61). 1997; 272:30463–69. It has been affirmed that many bacteria have the ability to invade host cells and A. actinomycetemcomitans is one among them. Geraci JE, Wilson WR. It also brings about tissue destruction by other novel mechanisms like binding to host matrices and invading host cells. Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans is part of the normal flora in many healthy individuals, but is also a major etiologic agent in some aggressive forms of periodontitis. Molina F, Echániz A, Durán MT, Diz-Lois F. Infectious arthritis of the knee due to Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans [Letter]. Slots and Ting have reviewed the effectiveness of various therapies to suppress or remove subgingival A. actinomycetemcomitans. Deoxyribonucleic acid-deoxyribonucleic acid hybridisation analysis of Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans and Haemophilus aphrophilus. Wilson ME. J Periodont Res 1995:30:290-293. [PubMed], 40. Yogev R, Shulman D, Shulman ST, Glogowski WG. Agar dilution MICs have been obtained using an inoculum of 104 CFU/spot on Mueller-Hinton Haemophilustest medium (47, 48, 52), Mueller-Hinton agar supplemented with rabbit blood (22), trypticase soy agar with sheep blood (46) incubated in 5% -10% CO2, or Wilkens-Chalgren agar incubated anaerobically (17, 59), with results read at 24 hours (46) or 48 hours (17, 22, 47, 48, 52, 59). A response to serotype b was detected in localized (66.7%) and generalized aggressive periodontitis (54.5%). Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans pneumonia with chest wall and subphrenic abscess. Antimicrob Agents Chemother 1980;17:943-946. It has no requirement for either X or V factor. Methods Enzymol 336: 206–215. Endophthalmitis caused by unusual gram-negative bacilli: three case reports and review. The repeated message is that laboratory susceptibility testing of A. actinomycetemcomitans is essential to enable treatment appropriate for a particular isolate and site of infection because susceptibility varies considerably, especially to ß-lactam agents. These agents confer colonization by lessening ecological pressures. Lally ET, Kieba IR, Sato A, et al. J Clin Pathol 1964;17:511-512. [PubMed]Â, 39. 63. Norskov-Lauritsen N and Kilian M. Reclassification of Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans, Haemophilus aphrophilus, Haemophilus paraphrophilus and Haemophilus segnis as Aggregatibacter actinomyctemcomitans gen. nov., comb. Ofloxacin 200mg tid (tds) was prescribed for 5 weeks. Eick S, Pfister W, Straube E. Antimicrobial susceptibility of anaerobic and capnophilic bacteria isolated from odontogenic abscesses and rapidly progressive periodontitis. Antimicrob Agents Chemother 1986;29:179-181. [PubMed], 74. 32. This is an advantage for the bacterium. Potts TV, Berry EM. Wayne PA: Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute; 2006. Aggregatibacter (formerly Actinobacillus) actinomycetemcomitans,1 a small, fastidious gram-negative coccobacillus, is a cause of endocarditis, of periodontal infection, and, in conjunction with Actinomyces israelii, of pneumonia and soft tissue abscesses (see Chapters 187 and 195). The interaction between RTX toxins and target cells. Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans is part of the normal oral flora and infection is endogenously acquired. Almost all the RTX leukotoxins are secreted except LtxA toxin of A. actinomycetemcomitans which is thought to be entirely cell associated; either bound to cell surface-associated nucleic acids [16] or within membranous vesicles which bud from bacterium’s surface [17,18]. It was then followed by medium with trypticase soy agar, serum with bacitracin and vancomycin (TSBV). Chest 1994;105:645-646. The organism has a number of means of evading host defences, which include: (i) production of leukotoxin; (ii) producing immunosuppressive factors; (iv) secreting proteases capable of cleaving IgG; and (v) producing Fc-binding. The hyperleukotoxin-producing A. actinomycetemcomitans strain demonstrates up-regulation of attachment genes, permitting it to attach better than the wild-type strain in competition with commensal bacteria for space on tooth surfaces. Strains with fimbriae adhere three to four folds better. It also binds to fibronectin but not fibrinogen. Marshall C, McDonald M. Recurrent subacute bacterial endocarditis as a presentation of left atrial myxoma. Ever since 1976 when it was discovered that Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans (ne Actinobacillus) was associated with Aggressive Periodontitis in adolescents there have been many attempts to understand its relationship to disease (1, 2). Dental surgery may be indicated for cases of periodontitis. Pierce CS, Bartholomew WR, Amsterdam D, Neter E, Zambon JJ. J Infect 1992;25:83-87. [PubMed], a Modified from (16, 22, 25, 34, 36, 41, 48, 49, 50, 51, 53, 60, 73). Rev Infect Dis 1988;10:922-929. [PubMed], 24. A. actinomycetemcomitans produces a 65-kDa macromolecule able to bind to the IL-10 receptor and henceforth can modulate monocyte/macrophage function as IL- 10 is considered to be a major macrophage de-activating cytokine. Narayanan SV, Nagaraja TG, Chengappa MM, Stewart GC. † A. actinomycetemcomitans showed susceptibility for amoxicillin and amoxicillin plus clavulanate, while 28% of the isolated strains were resistant to azithromycin and 61.7% towards metronidazole. JAMA 1997;277:1794-1801. [PubMed], 16. Doern GV, Davaro R, George M, Campogne P. Lack of requirement for prolonged incubation of Septi-Chek blood culture bottles in patients with bacteremia due to fastidious organsims. 2002; 32:1–13. They are proteinaceous structures found on cell surfaces. Rare Actinobacillus infection of the cavernous sinus causing painful ophthalmoplegia: case report. Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans is part of the normal oral flora and infection is endogenously acquired. Wayne PA: Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute; 2007. periodontitis, the prevalence of Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans and Porphyromonas gingivalis was 79.5 and 84.4%, respectively. Clin Infect Dis 1994;18:450-452. 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