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Synonyms for anaerobic

living or active in the absence of free oxygen

not aerobic


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Once ingested, the well-studied and established antibiotic is designed to kill anaerobic bacteria by interfering with their DNA, which clears up the infection.
The samples were processed for isolation and identification of anaerobic bacteria as per standard microbiological techniques.
In this study we found wide range of gram positive, gram negative, aerobic and anaerobic bacteria as shown in table (3) the most bacteria we found was the aerobic bacteria (10 strains) including Bacillus sp.
Dr Katz says: "When tonsils are infected and inflamed, it makes it difficult for the anaerobic bacteria at the back of the tongue to break down chemicals as usual.
Oxygen inhibits the growth of the responsible anaerobic bacteria, so scraping off the film and using an oxidizing mouthwash will counter that problem.
Bacteroides fragilis are anaerobic bacteria found in the human gastrointestinal tract and often cause intra-abdominal infections.
Male circumcision significantly reduces prevalence and load of genital anaerobic bacteria, mBio, 2013, doi: 10.
Standard on antimicrobial susceptibility testing of anaerobic bacteria published.
To the Editor: Anaerobic bacteria (anaerobes) are the predominant flora on human skin and mucous membranes and are a common cause of endogenous infections.
An increase in methylamine molecules in the exhaled breath can indicate that the patient has a liver or kidney problem; an increase in ammonia indicates renal failure; the presence of nitric acid and H2O2 indicate presence of asthma; a sweet fruity smell indicates the presence of ketone bodies; and a fishy odour indicates anaerobic bacteria in the lower urinary track.
Thus, the reduction in anaerobic bacteria after circumcision provides protection from HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases.
4,5) The predominant anaerobic bacteria are the Bacteriodes spp.
Clostridium, the genus name of these gram-positive, spore-forming, anaerobic bacteria, comes from Greek kloster (spindle) because, under the microscope, the colonies resemble spindles used in cloth weaving and long sticks with a bulge at the end.
All cats had anaerobic bacteria isolated from the infection; these microbes are common in the gastrointestinal tract.
The air diffuser pipe(s) are arranged at a position lower than the vertical position of the inlet such that an aerobic zone and an anaerobic zone can be formed in an upper part and a lower part of the treatment tank to effect degradation of soluble organics in the organically-polluted water primarily with aerobic bacteria and to effect degradation of solid organics in the organically-polluted water primarily with anaerobic bacteria, respectively.