Definition of aerobe in English:
A microorganism that grows in the presence of air or requires oxygen for growth.
- These bacteria are all facultative aerobes, meaning that they are oxygen tolerant.
- Antibiotics must cover both aerobes and anaerobes.
- Foot infections in diabetic patients are commonly polymicrobial and may involve aerobes and anaerobes.
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