Phenotypic testing of bacterial antimicrobial susceptibility

Chao Qi, Charles W. Stratton, Xiaotian Zheng

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Abstract

Phenotypic testing of bacterial antimicrobial resistance has been widely used in clinical and diagnostic microbiology laboratories. These methods have been well studied and standardized. They have the advantages of being low cost, easy to perform (automated systems), and interpretation criteria readily available for commonly encountered organisms. These assays also are essential for new resistance discovery.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationAdvanced Techniques in Diagnostic Microbiology
PublisherSpringer US
Pages63-83
Number of pages21
ISBN (Print)0387297413, 9780387297415
DOIs
StatePublished - 2006

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Immunology and Microbiology(all)

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