Anaerobes Sentence Examples
Other common causative organisms include other Gram-negative aerobes, Streptococcus spp. and anaerobes.
Those which do not need oxygen are called anaerobes, e.g. Clostridium perfringens and Clostridium botulinum.
Many bacteria may however grow in both the presence or absence of oxygen, and these are termed facultative anaerobes.
The remaining colonies on the anaerobic plate should be obligate anaerobes.
They are strict anaerobes and generate ATP by anaerobic respiration.Advertisement
A study published in 2003 reported that about two-thirds of animal bite wounds contain anaerobes.