METHODS: Prospective, descriptive and analytical study of susceptibility data of anaerobic organisms
isolated from clinical specimens at Johannesburg Hospital.
1-9) Anaerobic organisms
, isolated from as many as one-third of patients, include Propionibacterium acnes and Peptostreptococcus, Prevotella, Enterobacter, Bacteroides and Fusobacterium species.
May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Arlington Medical Resources (AMR) and Decision Resources find that surveyed physicians will increase prescribing of Wyeth's Tygacil, Merck's Invanz and Johnson & Johnson's Doribax in the next five years for the treatment of intra-abdominal infections because of their potent broad-spectrum activity and efficacy against gram-negative and anaerobic organisms
This case report illustrates the usefulness of 16S rDNA sequencing for accurate identification of anaerobic organisms
and suggests that A.
Swabs are inferior to aspirated pus or a tissue biopsy in the recovery of fastidious and anaerobic organisms
, as these organisms may desiccate or die in an aerobic environment.
In a detailed bacteriologic study of peritonsillar abscess, Jousimies-Somer et al found aerobic organisms in approximately 86% of cases and anaerobic organisms
in approximately 82%.
More than 40% of the pathogens were gram-negative aerobic or anaerobic organisms
, and 29% of the Staphylococcus aureus isolates showed methicillin resistance.
Prolonged treatment with antibiotics active against anaerobic organisms
, such as clindamycin, metronidazole and cefoxitin is necessary.
If this volume of air is pulled into anaerobic bottles, it can be detrimental to some anaerobic organisms
You never want to take packaging to an anaerobic level because you run the danger of producing off-flavored fermentation by-products, and create an environment suitable for the growth of anaerobic organisms
including [those that cause] botulism.
Bacteria cultured from the deep rock samples were a different sort entirely: They were anaerobic organisms
, which die when exposed to oxygen.
The laboratory has the capability to culture, quantitate, identify and determine antibiotic susceptibility and resistance for aerobic and anaerobic organisms