Aerobic Bacteria

Definition

Aerobic bacteria are bacteria that can grow and live when oxygen is present.

References

Scheld WM. Introduction to microbial disease. In: Goldman L, Schafer AI, eds. Goldman's Cecil Medicine. 25th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier Saunders; 2015:chap 277.

Stedman's Online Medical Dictionary. http://stedmansonline.com/content.aspx?id=mlrA0500000406&termtype=t. Accessed June 1, 2015.

Review Date: 4/30/2015

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