in vitro susceptibility testing

in vitro susceptibility testing

a laboratory trial of the sensitivity of microorganisms, particularly fungi, to potential therapeutic chemicals.
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In vitro susceptibility testing against routinely used antimicrobials was performed by Modified Kirby-Baeur disc diffusion technique as per Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI) guidelines 2013.
Antifungal agents: in vitro susceptibility testing, pharmacodynamics, and prospects for combination therapy.
While in vitro susceptibility testing results were pending (2), recurrent swelling, erythema, and warmth developed in the patient at the previous injury site.
More studies are needed to investigate the inter-method agreement of tigecycline in vitro susceptibility testing so that breakpoints and disc diffusion guidelines can be formulated for Acinetobacter spp.
In vitro susceptibility testing does not predict which regimens will be clinically successful.
The interpretive standards for in vitro susceptibility testing of mycobacteria pose another problem because new and more potent drugs are available to treat diseases such as tuberculosis, according to Dr.
In vitro susceptibility testing was conducted by a broth microdilution procedure in accordance with interpretive standards of the U.
Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI) recently published an updated document, Development of In Vitro Susceptibility Testing Criteria and Quality Control Parameters for Veterinary Antimicrobial Agents; Approved Guideline--Third Edition (M37-A3), which offers guidance for developing agar disk diffusion zones of inhibition, dilution MIC breakpoints, and quality control limits for antimicrobial susceptibility testing of aerobic bacteria isolated from animals.
In vitro susceptibility testing with the AST-N032 Vitek 2 card (bioMerieux) showed that the organism was resistant to ampicillin, ticarcillin, piperacillin, and aminoglycosides.
The factor that converts antimicrobial therapy from "empiric" to "rational" is in vitro susceptibility testing and reporting.
All of the effects of antimicrobial agents against microbes, including the delineation of microbial resistance, are based upon the results of in vitro susceptibility testing.
There is now a growing debate whether in vitro susceptibility testing should be performed for all Bacteroides isolates to guide antimicrobial therapy.
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