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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Her preliminary results indicate that BIS is just as accurate as the sodium bromide dilution method, an established technique.
A protocol for providing manual white cell counts with a manual dilution method -- similar to the protocol used for platelet counts -- was also developed.
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
The agar dilution method followed as approved by NCCLS with minor modifications: a series of twofold dilutions of each oil, (ranging: 0.
The RIVM performed drug susceptibility testing by using a modified agar dilution method (5).
In this study we assessed the influence of glucose added urine on the in vitro activities of various antibiotics by the microbroth dilution method.
The analysis of thyroxine in human serum by an 'exact matching' isotope dilution method with liquid chromatography/tandem mass spectrometry.
One of the important tools that has been used to study the rates of nutrient transformations in the soil is the isotope dilution method to determine the gross rates of release into, or removal from, a mineral nutrient pool (Kirkham and Bartholomew 1954; Di et al.
The pediatric laboratory used a microtiter broth dilution method, and the adult lab used agar dilution, both with lab-prepared media.
From prior experience with the limiting dilution method, where infections can occur well beyond a year of incubation, all animals were held for 550 days (when they begin to die of old age).