bacteriostatic agent

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bacteriostatic agent

[‚bak¦tir·ē·ō¦stad·ik ′ā·jənt]
(microbiology)
A substance that inhibits the growth of bacteria.
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The Mechanisms of Bacteriostatic versus Bactericidal Action Using Raman Spectroscopy.
In fact, the concurrent deployment of the photocatalytic thin film (SG- or SP-Ti[O.sub.2] thin film) and the UVA light source is imperative to induce the bacteriostatic activity of the E.
Abd El-Moez et al (2013) (17) had explained that diluted cotton flower honey (10%) showed bacteriostatic effect against Sh.flexneri, S.
Whilst no individual group of antibiotics was specifically associated with T2DM risk, slightly higher ORs were reported for narrow-spectrum and bactericidal types compared to broad-spectrum and bacteriostatic antibiotics.
The reading of the plates was performed in 24/48 hours to observe bacteriostatic activity.
For superficial pyoderma and deep pyoderma, bacteriostatic and bactericidal antibiotics are effective respectively.
(4) Oregano is a broad spectrum, medium strength bacteriostatic agent with minimal bactericidal activity.
Any inhibition was typed as either bacteriostatic or bactericidal; this was determined with a disk diffusion assay and reculturing.
Bacteriostatic activities of Forsythia suspense extract in vitro
To overcome the weak fungistatic properties of glycols, which have good bacteriostatic properties, Inolex researchers turned to caprylhyciroxamic acid (CHA), said to be an ideal organic acid, because it is effective at neutral pH and it has selective and powerful chelation for Fe2+ and Fe3+.