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

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Says GE's Abramowicz, "We have discovered that both aerobes and anaerobes are widely distributed in the environment, so their mechanisms of biodegradation appear to be fairly common biochemical pathways.
Brook evaluated the microbial flora of 17 dog and four cat bite wounds in children, and isolated 37 aerobes and 22 anaerobes [2]; the anaerobes were recovered from 76% of these wounds.
In the uppermost stratum at the water-biofilm boundary are aerobes, whose vigorous use of oxygen helps to foster an anaerobic environment in the biofilm beneath them.
The bacteriology of a brain abscess is diverse and usually consists of a complex mixture of aerobes and anaerobes.
Enterobacteria were quantified on McConkey agar (Beijing Haidian Microbiological Culture Factory, Beijing, China) and total aerobes were cultured on Nutrient agar (Beijing Haidian Microbiological Culture Factory, Beijing, China) following aerobic incubation at 37[degrees]C for 24 h.
Bacteriology revealed that all 7 patients had a polymicrobial infection; 5 exhibited mixed aerobes and anaerobes, and 2 had aerobes only (table 2).
A heterotrophic-plate-count (SM9215B) analysis indicates the number of bacteria able to grow, and a most-probable-number (SM9223B) coliform analysis assesses the presence of aerobes such as nitrate and sulfate reducers and methanogens.
Roughly 80% of acute PID in patients under age 25 occurs secondary to the spread of lower genital tract chlamydia and/or gonococcal infections, but facultative aerobes such as Gardnerella vaginalis, anaerobes, and genital mycoplasmas also are frequent culprits.
Ceftriaxone is third generation cephalosporin with documented efficacy against wide range of gram positive, gram negative aerobes and anaerobes.
A modified most probable number technique to enumerate total aerobes, enterobacteriaceae and Salmonella on poultry carcass after whole rinse procedure.
The most common pathogens cited are aerobes and facultative anaerobes that include Streptococcus pneumoniae, Haemophilus influenzae, Staphylococcus aureus, Moraxella catarrhalis, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Pseudomonas aeruginosa and S.
CHX is active against a wide range of gram positive and gram negative organisms, yeast, fungi, facultative anaerobes and aerobes. (21) CHX is particularly effective against Enterococcus faecalis, a microorganism that has been implicated in treatment failures.
The sample was homogenized and the suspension was then serially diluted to [10.sup.-8] in 9 ml of sterilized physiological salt solution for viable counts of total aerobes, Lactobacillus, and E.
Swab specimens of the middle meatus and sphenoethmoid recess were aseptically obtained endoscopically and cultured for aerobes. Coagulase-negative staphylococci were the most common isolates (45.8%), followed by Streptococcus pneumoniae (16.7%), Enterobacteriaceae (16.7%), Staphylococcus aureus (10.4%), and Pseudomonas aeruginosa (10.4%).