Sensitivity test


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sensitivity test

a laboratory method for testing the effectiveness of antibiotics. It is usually done on organisms known to be potentially resistant to antibiotic therapy in vitro. A report of a "resistant" finding means the antibiotic is not effective in inhibiting the growth of a pathogen, whereas use of an effective antibiotic results in a "sensitive" report. See also antibiotic sensitivity test.

Sensitivity test

A test that determines which antibiotics will kill the bacteria that has been isolated from a culture.
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It can be concluded that laboratory examination like microbiological examination included bacterial culture, antibiotic sensitivity test and histopathology is a good tools for diagnosis of mastitis and can reduce cost and incidence of mastitis.
The abutment teeth which were prepared for metal ceramic fixed partial dentures were given only metal coverage on their lingual aspect so that cold sensitivity tests using ethyl chloride impregnated cotton pellets could be easily performed.
In sum, the main results shown in Figure 1 survive a wide variety of sensitivity tests.
The pressure sensitivity test results are presented graphically in terms of the deviation of the sensor readings at 13.
Patients who are "visibly allodynic" and score 15 or more on the questionnaire can probably skip the potassium sensitivity test and be treated for IC, Dr.
Of a possible score of 35, controls scored 0-2 and had a negative potassium sensitivity test.
Mr Ball said Garnier was the only manufacturer which instructed users to carry out the sensitivity test using just the colourant alone.
Keeping in mind the prognosis of gangrenous mastitis, treatment was started without waiting for milk culture sensitivity test.
Of a possible high score of 35, control subjects all scored between 0 and 2 and had a negative potassium sensitivity test.
One physician in the audience commented that some of her colleagues had stopped using the potassium sensitivity test because the pain it causes is "cruel.
GenMark currently markets three tests that are FDA cleared for IVD use: Cystic Fibrosis Genotyping Test, Warfarin Sensitivity Test, and Thrombophilia Risk Test.
Sensitivity Shall Meet With 20 Microns Or Better Sensitivity Test Panel.