susceptibility testing

sus·cep·ti·bil·i·ty test·ing

the determination of the ability of an antibiotic to kill or inhibit the growth of bacteria.
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Automated and semi-automated methods for antifungal susceptibility testing have been developed by the European Committee on Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing (EUCAST) which are simple, affordable and easy to perform.11,12 There is a fully automated commercial method called Vitek 2 antifungal susceptibility system that indicates yeast growth spectrophotometrically.13
Antimicrobial susceptibility testing (AST) is normally carried out in hospital laboratories and results take 2-3 days to arrive back with a GP.
Standardised of inoculum is a main problem in DAST, so it has been criticised by American Society for Microbiology (ASM), the British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy (BASC), and the European Committee on Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing (EUCAST) (2).
Drug susceptibility testing from isolates of 1270 TB patients were carried out by standard drug proportion method.
Antifungal susceptibility testing of Malassezia yeast: comparison of two different methodologies.
Susceptibility testing of PZA requires using acidified culture media; the pH must be sufficiently low to allow for good PZA activity while not being so low as to inhibit bacterial growth solely on the basis of acidity.
Breast and ovarian cancer based predictive testing accounted for the largest share owing to the rising use of susceptibility testing for BRCA mutations cancer prediction.
Susceptibility testing should be done after failure of two treatments and rescue therapy should be based on susceptibility testing.
The company's technology and product portfolio for human and veterinary antibiotic resistance and specialty susceptibility testing further expands Bruker's microbiology business, which is based on rapid, broad-based microbial identification using Bruker's market-leading Maldi Biotyper (MBT) platform for proteomic fingerprinting.
Lehours, "Helicobacter pylori detection and antimicrobial susceptibility testing," Clinical Microbiology Reviews, vol.