Gram Negative Coccobacilli
Which of the following is a not member of HACEK group (AIIMS Nov 2012)
a. The HACEK group include –Hemophilus aphrophilus or H.parainfluenzae, Actinobacillus actinomycecomitans, Cardiobacterium hominis, Eikinella corrodens and Kingella kingae.
b. These are gram negative pleomorphic bacilli which are capnophilic and have fastidious growth requirements. They do not grow on MacConkey and on blood agar, their colonies appear in 2-3 days.
c. They are normal commensals of the oral cavity which can cause endocarditis following dental manipulations.