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Table 1 Characteristics of the cholecystitis caused by Actinomyces species [3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14,15]

From: A case of recurrent acute cholecystitis caused by Actinomyces odontolyticus, rare actinomycosis

Number of cases—no. 22
Male:female 1:1
Average of age—year [range] 63.1 [41–86]
Gall stone—no. (%) 14 (63.6)
Liver abscess—no. (%) 2 (9.1)
Species—no.  
 A. naeslundii 7
 A. islaelii 3
 Not identified 12
Gram stain positive—no 12
Bile culture positive—no 6
Past history of cholecystitis—no. (%) 6 (27.3)
Average of treatment duration—days [range] 109 [5–270]