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DEACTIVATED Antimicrobial Susceptibility, E test
|Test group||Antimicrobial Susceptibility|
|In House Availability||Set up daily: day shift|
|Additional information||This test is only orderable by the Microbiology staff.
Quantitative penicillin G susceptibility performed on viridans streptococci from normally sterile sites.
S-Susceptible: The organism is inhibited at concentrations readily achieved in serum (and urine) at usual doses of drug.
I-Intermediate (or indeterminate): Higher doses than usual may be required to achieve an inhibitory serum concentration.
U-Urine susceptible: category employed only for ciprofloxacin, doxycycline and nitrofurantoin with isolates from urine.
R-Resistant: Not inhibited in serum, even at high doses of drug.
Click here for a more detailed description of the ranges of antimicrobial concentrations tested and interpretive breakpoints.
|Last Updated||5/22/2013 11:47:44 AM|
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