dilution method

dilution method

[də′lü·shən ‚meth·əd]
(microbiology)
A technique in which a series of cultures is tested with various concentrations of an antibiotic to determine the minimum inhibiting concentration of antibiotic.
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difficile antimicrobial susceptibility testing is the agar dilution method using supplemented Brucella agar [3].
Minimum Inhibitory Concentration (MIC) evaluated by using agar micro dilution method following by Jorgenson et al.
aureus isolates were further processed for minimum inhibitory concentration by Micro broth dilution method with few modifications (Calvo et al., 2012).
We determined MICs of the isolate for penicillin, cefixime, ceftriaxone, tetracycline, ciprofloxacin, and azithromycin by using the agar dilution method according to the standard of the Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute (4).
Validation of a haemoglobin dilution method for estimation of blood loss.
The modified agar dilution method [15] was used to assay the activity of the oil against 61 hospital [25] methicillin-sensitive and 36 methicillin-resistant] and 20 community Staphylococcus
Minimum inhibitory concentration (MIC) of 11 antibiotics was studied using agar dilution method. The isolates were highly susceptible against imipenem i.e.
The agar dilution method followed as approved by NCCLS with minor modifications: a series of twofold dilutions of each oil, (ranging: 0.03% (v/v) to 2% (v/v)), was prepared in MHA.
In this study we assessed the influence of glucose added urine on the in vitro activities of various antibiotics by the microbroth dilution method.
Most AVF surveillance programs either use hand held ultrasonography, thermodilution or ultrasound dilution methods. The ultrasound dilution method of surveillance has recently been introduced into Australia by Transonic Systems Inc% (Depner & Krivitski, 1995; Polkinghorne et al., 2006).
However, no dilution method using cefoxitin as a marker for oxacillin resistance characterization has been adopted.
The analysis of thyroxine in human serum by an 'exact matching' isotope dilution method with liquid chromatography/tandem mass spectrometry.