Identification of Actinomyces meyeri actinomycosis in middle ear and mastoid by 16S rRNA analysis

Risako Kakuta, Hiroshi Hidaka, Hisakazu Yano, Hiromitsu Miyazaki, Hiroshi Suzaki, Yasuhiro Nakamura, Hajime Kanamori, Shiro Endo, Yoichi Hirakata, Mitsuo Kaku, Toshimitsu Kobayashi

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Abstract

Actinomycosis of the middle ear and mastoid is extremely rare. Here, we report a unique case of actinomycosis of the middle ear and mastoid caused by Actinomyces meyeri diagnosed by 16S rRNA gene sequence analysis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1245-1248
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Medical Microbiology
Volume62
Issue numberPART8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013 Aug

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology
  • Microbiology (medical)

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