CO2 as disinfectant,

Meledy meledy at magenta.com
Fri Mar 27 10:00:07 EST 1998


On Fri, 27 Mar 1998 11:12:19 +0100, Lesley Robertson
<l.a.robertson at stm.tudelft.nl.removethis> wrote:

>Many of the nasties are not obligate aerobes. They can ferment, or use other
>oxides (eg nitrate, sulphate). Some bugs regard CO2 as an essential nutrient
>(although they're not generally dangerous).


Actually many of the bacteria responsible for Bacterial Vaginosis are
obligate anaerobes. So you can definitly have unpleasant beasties that
see C02 as ambrosia.

elizabeth



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