Isolation of Acidaminococcus fermentans and Megasphaera elsdenii from normal human feces

Appl Microbiol. 1974 Jan;27(1):274-5.

Abstract

Fecal bacterial cultures from 40 normal humans yielded Megasphaera elsdenii from four individuals and Acidaminococcus fermentans from 10 individuals, with two individuals having both organisms.

MeSH terms

  • Anaerobiosis
  • Bacteria / classification
  • Bacteria / growth & development
  • Bacteria / isolation & purification*
  • Bacteriological Techniques
  • Cell Count
  • Feces / microbiology*
  • Humans