anaerobic infection

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anaerobic infection

an infection caused by an anaerobic organism such as Clostridium, usually occurring in deep puncture wounds that exclude air or in tissue that has diminished oxygen-reduction potential as a result of trauma, necrosis, or overgrowth of bacteria. Examples of anaerobic infection are gangrene and tetanus.


the absence of air.

anaerobic bacteria
anaerobic effluent treatment
is usually conducted in deep ponds where air does not penetrate. A fully contained system is also available.
anaerobic exercise
exercise at high work intensity during which the needs of muscle metabolism for oxygen exceeds the capacity of the circulation to supply it and an oxygen debt is incurred.
anaerobic infection
one caused by aerobic organisms.
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The rapeutic implications of bacteriologic findings in mixed aerobic and anaerobic infections.
Management of mixed aerobic and anaerobic infections requires surgical correction and drainage of pus and the administration of antimicrobial agents effective against both aerobic and anaerobic bacteria.
The common clinical conditions with anaerobic infections include deep seated abscesses, infection of closed spaces, wound infections, gangrene, infection in the vicinity of mucosal surfaces, septicemia.
Secnidazole is not recommended for the treatment of anaerobic infections and the amoebic liver abscess.
In turn the process super oxygenates and feeds the cells, and in so doing eradicates anaerobic infections without addiction, side effects, or problems.
Bacteroides species are a major cause of anaerobic infections, and though they are part of a healthy human gut flora, when these bacteria escape the gut, they can cause bacteremia and abscess formation.
Volume two focuses on details of bacterial infection, describing particularly virulent, damaging, or widespread pathogens and their mechanisms of pathogenesis, as well as specific mechanisms of localized and anaerobic infections.
Clindamycin in the treatment of serious anaerobic infections.
Bacteriological cure rate following intrauterine treatment with Ciprofloxacin and Tinidazole combination was found to be very effective in eliminating both aerobic and anaerobic infections (Dhillon et al.