antibiotic assay


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antibiotic assay

[¦an·tē‚bī¦äd·ik ′a‚sā]
(microbiology)
A method for quantitatively determining the concentration of an antibiotic by its effect in inhibiting the growth of a susceptible microorganism.
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Tenders are invited for Supply of Nutrient Agar, Simmon Citrate Agar, Tripple Sugar lron Agar, MR-VP Medium, Hugh Leifson Glucose Medium, Alkaline Pepton Water, Antibiotic Assay Medium No.
The accompanying Table I illustrates this difference in a hypothetical cost comparison for three antibiotic assay systems.