What kind of bacteria causes actinomycosis in men?
Actinomycosis is an uncommon, chronic granulomatous disease caused by filamentous, gram-positive, anaerobic bacteria [ 1 ]. Actinomyces israelii is the major human pathogen [ 1,2 ]. Actinomycosis has a worldwide distribution, affects mostly middle-aged individuals, and is two to four times more common in men [ 2-4 ].
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