diffusion disk

diffusion disk

[də′fyü·zhən ‚disk]
(optics)
A piece of transparent material that is marked or embossed, and is used with a camera lens to give the image a hazy softened quality. Also known as diffusing disk.
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Strain Hospital Sample Diffusion disk (a) DDT (b) ATM/CAZ/CFP/IMP 1 VS skin ulcer S/R/R/R -- 2 PA tracheal aspirate R/R/R/R -- 3 PA tracheal aspirate R/R/R/R -- 4 PA sputum S/R/R/R -- 5 PA tracheal aspirate R/R/R/R -- 6 PA tracheal aspirate S/R/R/R -- Control - - S/R/R/R + Strain E-Test (c) PCR IP/IP+EDTA bla gene [greater than or equal to] 8 1 + SPM 2 + SPM 3 + SPM 4 "Ghost zone" SPM 5 + SPM 6 + SPM Control + SPM (a) ATM: aztreonam; CAZ: ceftazidime; CFP: cefepime; IMP: imipenem.
Antimicrobial susceptibility testing was performed by an agar diffusion disk method, as recommended by the National Committee for Clinical Laboratory Standards (7).

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