TABLE 1.

Aerobic and anaerobic bacteria isolated from rabbit mandibular and maxillary abscesses

OrganismNo. of isolations from group (n)a
Group I (3)Group II (4)Group III (4)Group IV
Anaerobic
    Actinomyces israelii2
    Arcanobacterium haemolyticum1
    Eubacterium brachy1
    Peptostreptococcus micros23
    Staphylococcus saccharolyticus
    Fusobacterium nucleatum24
    Prevotella heparinolytica2
    Prevotella sp., no good fit12
    Desulfomonas pigra
Aerobic
    Streptococcus intermedius33
    Streptococcus anginosus1
    Viridans group streptococcus, no good fit1
    β streptococcus, not groups A-G1
    Staphylococcus warnerii1
    Bacillus sp.1
    Achromobacter (Alcaligenes) xylosoxidans subsp. xylosoxidans1
    Neisseria weaverii1
  • a Group I yielded mixed aerobes and anaerobes; group II yielded anaerobes only; group III yielded aerobes only; group IV yielded only Arcanobacterium haemolyticum n, number of rabbits in group.