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an·aer·obe

 (ăn′ə-rōb′, ăn-âr′ōb′)
n.
An organism, such as a bacterium, that can live in the absence of free oxygen.

anaerobe

(æˈnɛərəʊb; ˈænərəʊb) or

anaerobium

n, pl -obes or -obia (-ˈəʊbɪə)
(Biology) an organism that does not require oxygen for respiration. Compare aerobe

an•aer•obe

(ˈæn əˌroʊb, ænˈɛər oʊb)

n.
an organism, esp. a bacterium, that does not require air or free oxygen to live (opposed to aerobe).
[1875–80]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.anaerobe - an organism (especially a bacterium) that does not require air or free oxygen to liveanaerobe - an organism (especially a bacterium) that does not require air or free oxygen to live
organism, being - a living thing that has (or can develop) the ability to act or function independently
obligate anaerobe - an organism that cannot grow in the presence of oxygen
Translations

anaerobe

[ænˈɛərəʊb] anaerobium aenɛəˈrəʊbɪəm] n (anaerobia (pl)) [ˌænɛəˈrəʊbɪə]anaerobio

an·aer·obe

n. anaerobio, microorganismo que se multiplica en ausencia de aire u oxígeno.
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In the case described above, certain clues towards the involvement of an anaerobic organism, in particular Fusobacterium spp, were appreciated.
Prior negative aerobic cultures and inadequate incubation times for anaerobic cultures raised suspicion that an anaerobic organism is the pathogen.
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Obligate anaerobic organisms were isolated in 14 (19%) samples out of these, 10 (71%) samples showed growth of single anaerobic organism and the remaining 4 (29%) isolates showed the growth of two anaerobic microorganisms.
Patient with VP shunts who developed meningitis by unusual pathogens such as gram negative and anaerobic organism should investigated further.
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