Kirby-Bauer method

Kirby-Bauer method

a method for testing the antimicrobial susceptibility of bacteria based on the size of zones of inhibition of growth of a lawn culture around disks impregnated with the antimicrobial drug.
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Then, the bacteria were tested to determine the presence of ABIs using the Kirby-Bauer method.
Antimicrobial drug susceptibility testing was conducted by Kirby-Bauer method in accordance with the Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute (4) against ampicillin (10 [micro]g), ceftriaxone (30 [micro]g), ciprofloxacin (5 [micro]g), furoxone (300 [micro]g), cotrimoxazole (25 [micro]g), and tetracycline (30 [micro]g).
The reference method was the Kirby-Bauer method using Clinical Laboratory Standards Institute guidelines.
The NBC41 panels also showed better concordance with the Kirby-Bauer method and did not show discrepancies in identification.
These isolates were tested for the sensitivity to imipenem (10 [micro]g) using Kirby-Bauer method as recommended by National Committee for Clinical Laboratory Standards (NCCLS, now known as Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute, CLSI) (4).
We used three types of Antibiotic Susceptibility Test Disks (Difco Laboratories) for the Kirby-Bauer method.
The Kirby-Bauer method will be used to determine trans-dermal Citroxin[TM]'s effectiveness against MRSA.
Antimicrobial drug resistance testing was performed by using the Kirby-Bauer method.
Six types of antibiotic susceptibility test disks (Difco Laboratories) were used in the Kirby-Bauer method.
Six strains isolated from pediatric patients with enteritis (three in 1992, 1994, and 1996 in Sicily and three in 1997 in Calabria) were resistant to ampicillin, aztreonam, cephalotin, third-generation cephalosporins, and sulfonamides by the Kirby-Bauer method (7).
The organism was sensitive to penicillin and ceftriaxone and resistant to tetracycline by the Kirby-Bauer method.
Other workshops have covered therapeutic drug monitoring and hyperalimentation, blood bank case studies, and a presentation of case studies comparing MICs to Kirby-Bauer methods.