aerobe


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an organism (especially a bacterium) that requires air or free oxygen for life

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of Isolates Aerobic and facultative Gram-positive cocci GABHS 22 Viridans streptococci 24 Streptococcus nonspeciated 6 Micrococcus species 9 Coagulase negative Staphylococcus 3 Staphylococcus aureus 2 Streptococcus mitis 1 Gram-negative cocci Neisseria species (nonpathogenic) 6 Gram-negative bacilli Eikenella species 2 Haemophilus parainfluenzae 2 Haemophilus influenzae (nontypeable) 1 Klebsiella pneumoniae 1 Gram-negative bacilli (nonlactose fermenter) 1 Gram-positive bacilli Corynebacterium species 4 Total number of aerobes 84 Anaerobic Anaerobic cocci Peptostreptococcus species 2 Gram-negative bacilli Prevotella species 8 Prevotella intermedia 2 Bacteroides species 2 Fusobacterium varium 2 Prevotella oralis 1 Total number of anaerobes 17
anaerobic chamber), total anaerobes (plate-count agar, anaerobic chamber), and total aerobes (platecount agar).
This type of cell is referred to as a facultative aerobe, a cell able to live with or without oxygen, because it can metabolize energy either way.
Among several bacterial species used as probiotics, Bacillus subtilis was once thought to be a strict aerobe, but now known as a facultative anaerobe, which is preferred due to the high resistance of its spores to harsh environment and long-term storage at ambient temperature (Nakano and Zuber, 1998; Hong et al.
Interestingly, all the modes contained oxygen as the substrate (except the one referred to as the futile cycle), suggesting that the organism is a strict aerobe.
The organism is an obligate aerobe, although it can use nitrate and arginine as a final electron acceptor when [O.
It exerts strong antibacterial effects against gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria, aerobes, anaerobes as well as Pseudomonas aeruginosa.
Her operative cultures revealed streptococcus and mixed anaerobes and aerobes.
However, the prevalence of these genes in aerobes and anaerobes from a range of environmental systems is unknown.
The steam treatment significantly reduced the levels of total aerobes, coliforms and Enterobacteriaece at all three locations on both types of carcasses.
Distribution of isolates from the 510 aspirates Flora Samples, n (%) Pure aerobes 310 (60.
Bacterial detection has shed quite a bit of light on organisms that have not been recoverable even though they are perfectly respectable aerobes or anaerobes.
The operational characteristics of facility B prevented the dominance of thermophilic aerobes such as Bacillus spp.
Keflex(R) (cephalexin capsules, USP) is a third-generation cephalosporin antibiotic shown to be active against strains of both gram-positive and gram- negative aerobes in vitro and in clinical infections.