It is an organism that does not survivce and grow in oxygenated environment, and it dies in it. There are 3 categories of anaerobes:
- Obligate anaerobes – which are harmed by the presence of oxygen
- Aerotolerant organisms, which cannot use oxygen for growth but tolerate its presence
- Facultative anaerobes, which can grow without oxygen but use oxygen if it is present
Gram-POSITIVE Anaerobic Bacteria
Gram-NEGATIVE Anaerobic Bacteria
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