Actinomyces oris

RANK: Species

TAXONOMY: Terrabacteria group -> Actinobacteria -> Actinobacteria -> Actinomycetales -> Actinomycetaceae -> Actinomyces -> Actinomyces oris


Actinomyces naeslundii and Actinomyces oris are part of the commensal oral microbiota, may play a role in pathogenesis of caries [1] and have been isolated from extra-oral infections. See: as a constituent of the oral microbiome by Human Oral Microbiome Database. Identified as constituent of vaginal microbiome. [PMID:23282177]

This species has been identified as a resident in the human gastrointestinal tract based on the phylogenetic framework of its small subunit ribosomal RNA gene sequences.[PMC 4262072]

Gut associated
Oral microbiome
Vaginal microbiome