Actinomycetales Infection

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Definition

Actinomycetales infection is an infection which is bacterial in nature. This comes from the order of actinobacteria. The alternate names for this type of infection are: actinomycete infection; actinomycetales infection; or actinomycte infection.

Symptoms and Signs

The symptoms of actinomycetales infection include inflammation of the lungs; the loss of appetite; chest pains; cough; coughing up of blood; weight loss; headache; weakness; lethargy (feeling of sluggishness or tiredness); abscesses of the organs; confusion; abscesses of the skin; fever; night sweating (usually cold sweats); a liver that is abnormally large; and an abnormally enlarged spleen.

Clinical Trials

There are several trials that are privately and federally supported wherein the subjects are humans. A few of these trials include prophylaxis against tuberculosis for patients with HIV or the human immunodeficiency virus infection; the administration of Rifampicin (at the trial phases II and III), clofazimine, ciprofloxacin, Amikacin, and Ethambutol; Clarithromycin treatment; pharmacokinetics; and Levofloxacin.

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