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Doctor insights on: Aerobic Bacteria Identification

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Can the flesh-eating bacteria be both aerobic and anaerobic? Are the treatments different depending on which type?

Can the flesh-eating bacteria be both aerobic and anaerobic? Are the treatments different depending on which type?

Yes and yes: There frequently are combined anaerobic and aerobic ionfections causing flesh-eating (necrotizing) disease. The antibiotics used to treat them are tailored to the causative bacteria. Surgery (removal of the dead and infected tissue) is part of the treatment. ...Read more

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What bacteria are commonly associated with toxic shock syndrome?

What bacteria are commonly associated with toxic shock syndrome?

See below: Tss is a group a streptococcal infection or staphylococcus aureus infection or colonization associated with the sudden onset of shock and organ failure. In streptococcal tss soft tissue infection is the most common portal of entry. ...Read more

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Aerobic semen culture showed enterococcus. Anaerobic culture was clear of bacteria. Does it mean an enterococcus species easier to be treated?

Aerobic semen culture showed enterococcus. Anaerobic culture was clear of bacteria. Does it mean an enterococcus species easier to be treated?

No: Aerobic means it grows in oxygen. Anaerobic means the bacteria grow in the absence of oxygen. Whether bacteria are aerobic or anaerobic does not determine how hard those bacteria are to treat. That is determined by whether we have readily available antibiotics capable of killing them. ...Read more

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Aerobic semen culture showed enterococcus. Anaerobic culture was clear of bacteria. Does it mean an enterococcus species easier to be treated?

No: Aerobic means it grows in oxygen. Anaerobic means the bacteria grow in the absence of oxygen. Whether bacteria are aerobic or anaerobic does not determine how hard those bacteria are to treat. That is determined by whether we have readily available antibiotics capable of killing them. ...Read more

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Can the flesh-eating bacteria be both aerobic and anaerobic? Are the treatments different depending on which type?

Yes and yes: There frequently are combined anaerobic and aerobic ionfections causing flesh-eating (necrotizing) disease. The antibiotics used to treat them are tailored to the causative bacteria. Surgery (removal of the dead and infected tissue) is part of the treatment. ...Read more

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Dental infections can be from aerobic or anaerobic bacteria. Amoxicillin not solving gum infection. How does dentist test for type of bacteria?Guesses

Dental infections can be from aerobic or anaerobic bacteria. Amoxicillin not solving gum infection. How does dentist test for type of bacteria?Guesses

C&S: Your dentist could obtain a specimen of the abscess and have a lab perform a C&S (culture and sensitivity test) to identify the bacteria and their sensitivity. The results could take several days, or he or she could go ahead and change your antibiotic from amoxicillin to another antibiotic which would provide more coverage for anaerobic organisms. ...Read more

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How do bacteria get into food?

How do bacteria get into food?

Multiple ways: Bacteria may be introduced to food anywhere from the farm, to any processing or from contamination at the final food preparation at the kitchen. ...Read more

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Can good bacteria cause disease?

Can good bacteria cause disease?

NO: No; they assist us with digestion, produce b12, they produce natural antibiotics that keep other bacteria, fungus and parasites out of the systems. So keeping the gut well flourished with probiotics is ideal. I recommend 2 caps three times daily till gas, bloating and odor are eliminated then reducing to 1-2 caps daily for maintenance. Repeat as often as needed www.Medac4u.Com. ...Read more

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Do all bacteria normally cause disease?

Do all bacteria normally cause disease?

No: Bacteria are ubiquitous. Our skin is covered with bacteria and the lining of our gastrointestinal tract harbor numerous strains of bacteria that coexist peacefully with us, their hosts. Some of them actually help us with processes like digestion, and fighting infections. Only a fraction of bacteria that exist on earth are harmful to humans. ...Read more

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