anaerobic culture


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anaerobic culture

The culturing of bacteria that grow optimally without or with minimal ambient O2.
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Table 1: Prevalence of P acnes identified with anaerobic culture and 16S rDNA PCR examination.
Only 4 ears showed pure anaerobic culture (3.36%), out of which 3 were peptostreptococci and one was Peptococcus.
Microbiologists who have a low volume of anaerobic cultures or who simply choose not to invest in an anaerobic chamber may opt for anaerobic jars or bags.
Fragilis was isolated from 3/10 (30%) samples sent for anaerobic culture. B.
Anaerobic culture of a wound specimen from the third patient is pending, and a nasal aspirate from the fourth patient was negative.
About 30 ml of purulent material was aspirated with ultrasound guidance and anaerobic culture grew Actinomyces meyeri.
2) Environmental Systems anaerobic culture or supplies (30 Unit)
Whereas in Rosenblatt's method of anaerobic culture, known as Anaerobic bag culture method, a transparent, gas-impermeable bag is used and the anaerobic environment is established with copper sulphate-saturated steel wool.
Clostridium isolates grew significantly more quickly in blood culture than other genera (median incubation 15.3 hours; Table 2) and more frequently in inoculated anaerobic culture bottles (68%) than in aerobic culture bottles (13%).
The role of anaerobes in CSOM is often questioned as they are mostly detected in cases with extensive cholesteatoma or granulation tissue however, it is advocated that while investigating pathogenic organisms in CSOM requests for anaerobic culture should be included and the medical therapy should be directed at the eradication of the pathogenic aerobic and anaerobic organisms.
A large liver abscess was drained by using CT scans as a guide; samples of the liver abscess were submitted for aerobic and anaerobic culture. Gram stain of abscess fluid showed heavy neutrophils and gram-negative rods.
Anaerobic culture of the wounds were negative for Clostridium.