Thursday, August 27, 2009

Postscript: HBOT And H. Pylori

Since posting our A. Stone Freedberg obit Monday, a few astute O2.0 readers hasten to add the bacterium H. pylori is anaerobic—microaerophilic, to be precise—and proved susceptible to hyperbaric oxygenation in a 1989 Russian study. Borrelia burgdorferi, the spirochete that causes Lyme Disease, falls in the same category. See also our July 6 post, "Of Dog Days And Deer Ticks...," and expect our continued fascination with this topic.

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