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SMI ID 12: Identification of Haemophilus species and the HACEK group of organisms

UK Standards for Microbiology Investigations ID 12: Identification of Haemophilus species and the HACEK group of organisms.

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The last full scientific review of this document was completed on 3 February 2015.

The HACEK group refers to

  • Haemophilus species
  • Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans (formerly Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans)
  • Aggregatibacter aphrophilus (formerly Haemophilus aphrophilus and Haemophilus paraphrophilus)
  • Cardiobacterium hominis
  • Eikenella corrodens
  • Kingella species