anaerobic bacteria


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anaerobic bacteria

[¦an·ə¦rōb·ik ‚bak′tir·ē·ə]
(microbiology)
Any bacteria that can survive in the partial or complete absence of air; two types are facultative and obligate.
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Anaerobic bacteria in subjects with chronic periodontitis and in periodontal health.
Aerobic and anaerobic bacteria in subgingival and supragingival plaques of adult patients with periodontal disease.
INFECTED GUMS Rotting tissue can mimic the smell of faeces because of the production of chemicals by anaerobic bacteria.
At least 90 percent of bad breath problems are associated with the sulfurous compounds generated by the putrefying, malodor-forming, anaerobic bacteria, which hide in oral crevices, and which degrade food particles and salivary cell fragments," Kross says.
Nagy E, Urban E, Nord CE, ESCMID Study Group on Antimicrobial Resistance in Anaerobic Bacteria.
Antimicrobial resistance patterns for many anaerobic bacteria have changed significantly over the last several years, resulting in a lack of predictability for many species.
Pfister prospectively investigated 370 clinical isolates of anaerobic bacteria over 6 months.
Aerobic bacteria only were isolated in 43 patients (53%), anaerobic bacteria only in eight patients (9.
Levofloxacin, the bacteriologically active isomer of ofloxacin, is used in the treatment of infections caused by periodontopathic bacteria and facultative anaerobic bacteria.
Both group A streptococci and a combination of aerobic and anaerobic bacteria have been implicated as causes.
We use a patented oxygenating compound that attacks the anaerobic bacteria, which produces sulfur compounds," says Dr.
They treat the bacteria one by one in sections on gram-positive cocci, gram-positive bacilli, gram-negative organisms, spiral bacteria, and obligate anaerobic bacteria.