microaerophilic


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microaerophilic

[¦mī·krō¦er·ə¦fil·ik]
(microbiology)
Pertaining to those microorganisms requiring free oxygen but in very low concentration for optimum growth.
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Products for generating anaerobic and microaerophilic cultivation environment in disposable bags or small bench based boxes/containers.
In each case, 200 [micro]l of the appropriate microbial suspension was placed on 50-ml Mueller Hinton agar plates containing 10% fetal calf serum (Gibco/BRL, Paisley, UK) and spread evenly in all directions then incubated at 37[degrees]C under microaerophilic conditions for 2-5 days.
The isolate was then cultivated on blood agar under microaerophilic conditions at 35[degrees]C for 5 days, subcultivated once under similar conditions for 3 days, and immediately thereafter submitted to the pathology laboratory.
Sterility control at 37[degrees]C for 24 hours on two plates from each pack of 20 plates was done; 1 under aerobic and 1 under microaerophilic conditions.
This responsible flora is polymorphic, Gram-negative and microaerophilic or strictly anaerobic.
Helicobacter pylori, a Gram-negative, microaerophilic, spiral-shaped bacterium, whose primary niche is the human gastric mucosa, is the major cause of chronic gastritis and peptic ulcer and plays a role in the development of gastric carcinoma (1,2).
It is caused by Gram-positive, pleomorphic non-spore-forming, non-acid-fast anaerobic or microaerophilic bacilli of the genus Actinomyces.
The Anoxomat(TM) Mark II anaerobic system for the cultivation of anaerobic, microaerophilic, and capnophilic bacteria is an excellent alternative to the use of anaerobic chambers and gas bags currently used in clinical laboratories.
1) Within this matrix are gram-negative anaerobic and microaerophilic bacteria that colonize on the tooth structures, initiate the inflammatory process, and can lead to bone loss and the migration of the junctional epithelium, resulting in periodontal pocketing and periodontal disease.
The researchers performed bacterial enumeration on Campylobacter selective blood-free agar plates incubated in a microaerophilic environment at 37 C.
Briefly, Campylobacter isolates were grown overnight on CCDA under microaerophilic conditions.