antimicrobial breakpoint

an·ti·mi·cro·bi·al break·point

(an'tē-mī-krō'bē-ăl brāk'poynt)
The concentration of an antimicrobial agent that can be achieved in the body fluids or target site(s) during optimal therapy.
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pneunoniae to selected antimicrobials using CLSI breakpoints except for doxycycline and high-dose and extended-release amoxicillin/clavulanate, for which PK/PD breakpoints were used * Per cent susceptibility Susceptible by region Antimicrobial breakpoint agent ([micro]g/ml) Africa E.
is being increasingly used in the United States, there is an urgent need for development of validated in vitro antimicrobial breakpoints," reported Sanjay K.
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