TABLE 2.

Comparison of A. schaalii with related speciesa

OrganismReference(s)Main source(s)
Actinobaculum schaalii Our isolatesUrine, blood, abscess
Actinobaculum massiliae 6, 16Urine, abscess
Actinobaculum urinale 7 Urine
Gardnerella vaginalis 2 Genital tract, blood, urine
Arcanobacterium bernardiae 3, 10, 15Abscesses, blood, urine
Arcanobacterium haemolyticum 1, 11, 15Throat, wounds
Arcanobacterium pyogenes 5, 13, 15Wounds, abscesses, blood
Actinomyces turicensis 1, 14Genital/skin infections, urine
Varibaculum cambriensis 8 Abscesses, IUCDs
  • a See Table 3 for characterization of these pathogens. IUCDs, intrauterine contraceptive devices.