aerobe

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Related to aerobes: facultative aerobes, obligate aerobes, microaerophiles
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an organism (especially a bacterium) that requires air or free oxygen for life

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1971); and plated on Brain-Heart Infusion agar (DIFCO Laboratories, Detroit, MI) following anaerobic or aerobic incubation at 37[degrees]C for 24 h to count anaerobes or aerobes.
Our review of the nine cases suggests that antibiotic therapy against gram-positive and -negative aerobes and anaerobes should be started empirically and continued until the results of a culture antibiogram are available.
Regimens with activity against both facultative gram-negative bacilli and anaerobes are more effective than those active only against aerobes (29).
The FDA cleared the MALDI-TOF mass spectrometer to test anaerobic bacteria, Enterobacteriaceae, gram-positive aerobes, fastidious gram-negative bacteria, gram-negative non-Enterobacteriaceae, and yeast.
Gram-negative aerobes were the most commonly identified bacteria, with most being sensitive to topical quinolones.
Synovial fluid analysis should include cell count with differential; gram stain; and cultures for aerobes, anaerobes, fungi, and mycobacteria.
Microbiological methods included determination of species composition of aerobes and anaerobic flora, cultivation and study of population levels of different taxonomic groups of microorganisms in wound's biofilms.
These patients harbored various types of bacterial growth; the primary pathogens were gram-positive and gram-negative aerobes and anaerobes.
Harlan surface (1), (2), Harlan whole body homogenate, and Colorado surface isolates were determined to be facultative anaerobes, and the isolates from the whole body homogenate and surface swab from the Colorado strain were obligate aerobes.
550mg is a gut specific antibiotic which targets Gram +ve and Gram -ve ammonia producing aerobes and anaerobes to reduce the plasma ammonia load that is associated with the development of hepatic encephalopathy[sup.
anaerobic chamber), total anaerobes (plate-count agar, anaerobic chamber), and total aerobes (platecount agar).
Samples were removed at intervals and a viable count on agar plates was carried out to quantify the levels of total aerobes, anaerobes as well as specific groups of bacteria including those of sulphate reducing bacteria (SRBs).
The contents are arranged in ten chapters covering an introduction to the field, microbes and metabolism, fundamentals of biological intervention, pollution and pollution control, contaminated land and bio-remediation, aerobes and effluents, phytotechnology and photosynthesis, biotechnology and waste, genetic manipulation, and integrated environmental biotechnology.
Of those, 46 cultures (22%) were positive for aerobes with 4 (2%) being polymicrobial.
All our bacterial strains, however, catalase positive and were aerobes except for AF8-GT and AF10-MT which were facultative anaerobe.