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Aerobic Bacteria

Bacteria that grow in the presence of O2, which are the most common causes of clinical infection.
Examples Myobacterium tuberculosis, Nocardia spp, Pseudomonas aeruginosa.
Aerobic bacteria types
• Obligate aerobes require O2 for cellular respiration to oxidise substrates—e.g., sugars and fats to obtain energy.
• Facultative anaerobes can use O2 but can metabolise without O2.
• Microaerophiles require minimal O2.
• Aerotolerant organisms are functionally anaerobic, as they don’t have a terminal O2 acceptor, but can function in the presence of O2.
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aerobic bacteria

Bacteria that grow in the presence of O2, which are the most common causes of clinical infection. Cf Anaerobic bacteria.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

Aerobic bacteria

Bacteria which require oxygen in order to grow and survive.
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

aer·o·bic bac·te·ria

(ār-ōbik bak-tērē-ă)
Bacteria that can live and grow in the presence of oxygen.
See: aerobe, aerobic
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Patient discussion about aerobic bacteria

Q. I feel comfortable with a gym and sports and I don’t like aerobics. Which one is good? I am 22 years old and my dad is diabetic. He is having very severe diabetes. He takes insulin injection ever day. He says that I must keep an active and healthy lifestyle and this will keep me fit. If I have any chances of diabetes it will be reduced. He tells me to play every day and do aerobics and to carry this till my old age. But I feel comfortable with a gym and sports and I don’t like aerobics. Which one is good?

A. Gym is to make your muscles to have good endurance. But sports keep you active and give you complete body fitness. Aerobics is good for your heart, muscles and lungs. What I would say is that if you have time you can do both aerobic and gym. Keep playing throughout your life. This will keep you fit and it reduces the occurrence of diabetes as well.

Q. Regular participation in aerobic exercise lowers an individual's risk of developing cancer? I am a regular participant of aerobic, so the regular participation in aerobic exercise lowers an individual's risk of developing cancer?

A. You have some reason to be happy. Research suggests that exercise often modifies some of the risk factors associated with certain kinds of cancer. Obesity has been linked to cancer of the breast and the female reproductive system. Regular exercise has been shown to help promote weight loss. Several studies have also found that men who worked at sedentary jobs for most of their lives had a greater incidence of colon cancer than those in more active jobs. Exercise will not compensate the effects of a high-fat diet or smoking. Still it can contribute, even indirectly, to a reduced risk of cancer. As such, exercising regularly is recommended by the ACS [American Cancer Society] as an integral part of its cancer prevention program.

Q. Does anyone have any experience or suggestions regarding aerobic exercise post DVT and/or PE?

A. drink a lot of water and be aware. if you take your meds i think there shouldn't be a problem, but i strongly recommend asking your physician about it. he knows you and the problem and can give you a much much better answer.

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The third swab surface sample was extracted from axillae of the same subject four hours after application of NEU-STIC, which also showed 100 aerobic bacteria count/inch (2) and 1-3 yeast-mold-fungi count/inch (2).
Based on the present study, compared with at 45[degrees]C and 30[degrees]C, higher LAB and aerobic bacteria number might be responsible for acetic fermentation and ammonia-N formation at 15[degrees]C (P < 0.05).
Correlation between turbidity, nitrate, total aerobic bacteria, total vibrio, and total psychrotropic bacteria for closed canal, open water and market oysters are provided in Table 5.
When we compared the results of the samples taken in morning and evening by public transportation vehicles, it was determined that the samples taken in the evening from all vehicles were much higher than the counts of the samples taken in the morning for aerobic bacteria and fungus counts.
Lactic acid bacteria was significantly (P<0.05) increased and yeast and aerobic bacteria was significantly (P<0.05) decreased in SKI as compared to SKP, SKN and SK.
Most reported counts for total aerobic bacteria ranged between 4 and 8 log CFU [g.sup.-1] and between 0.7 and 6 log CFU [g.sup.-1] for coliforms.
In this study we found wide range of gram positive, gram negative, aerobic and anaerobic bacteria as shown in table (3) the most bacteria we found was the aerobic bacteria (10 strains) including Bacillus sp.
Based on the mean aerobic bacteria counts, the high-risk items were the sponge and mop from the housekeeping cart, the toilet basin, the bathroom floor, the bathroom sink, and the main light switch.
As claimed by Lowy (2009), aerobic bacteria can be gram-positive and gram-negative that may harm due to infections brought by these bacterial microorganisms.
One study reported finding much higher percentages of anaerobic bacteria (64.8-85.7%) in the intestinal lining and contents of nonhibernating leopard frogs than aerobic bacteria (14.9-35.3%) when incubated at 25[degrees]C, but when incubated at 4[degrees]C, the populations shifted and aerobic bacteria (Bacillus, Streptococcus, Enterococcus, Vibrio groups, etc.) were predominant with anaerobic Clostridium, Eubacterium, and Bifidobacterium making up the majority (12.2-29.5%) of the anaerobic population (Banas, J.A.