fragilis grows towards the bottom of the thioglycollate broth because it is an anaerobe
, and it only grows on the anaerobic blood agar plate (BAP).
were recovered from disk space or vertebrae (13), blood (4), and/or soft tissue abscess and included Bacteroides species (12), Propionibacterium acnes (7), Peptococcus species (4), Peptostreptococcus species and Clostridium species (3 each), Corynebacterium diphtheroides and Fusobacterium species (2 each), and unspecified anaerobes
Sherwood Gorbach, will be one of two people honored at Anaerobe
2008 with the Lifetime Achievement Award for his contributions to the study of anaerobic microbiology and larger field of medicine.
My goal here has been to present a comprehensive listing of all anaerobes
described since 1980 that have demonstrated human pathogenic potential.
Fusobacterium necrophorum is a nonmotile, sporulating gram-negative anaerobe
occurring in the nonnal flora of the pharynx, gastrointestinal tract, and female genital tract.
Adept robots handle our smallest components with speed, accuracy, and precision far beyond what a manual assembler could achieve," said Mike Cox, president of Anaerobe
Tests to determine the presence or absence of anaerobes
are often sufficient to provide the information needed by the clinician.
The microbiology service at the National Institutes of Health includes eight specialty laboratory sections: admissions (specimen processing), routine diagnostic testing, sensitivites (antimicrobial susceptibility testing), special bacteriology/quality control, mycology/AFB, parasitology, anaerobes
, and serology.
Swabs of individual tissues were streaked onto 5% bovine blood agar (BBA), Wilkins-Chalgren anaerobe
agar, mycoplasma agar, Lowenstein-Jensen agar slant, and Hektoen Enteric agar (HE) agar (intestines only).
We previously reported a 2013 case of intraabdominal abscesses and bacteremia caused by a multidrugresistant anaerobe
identified as Bacteroides fragilis (1).
According to a study published in Anaerobe
(the official journal of the Anaerobe
Society of the Americas), there are benefits to taking GanedenBC30 and prebiotics together versus taking prebiotics alone.
septicum (previously Vibrion septique) is historically important in microbiology, being the first pathogenic anaerobe
cultured by Pasteur and Joubert in 1877 (3).