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susceptibility

Physics
a. (of a dielectric) the amount by which the relative permittivity differs from unity.
b. (of a magnetic medium) the amount by which the relative permeability differs from unity.

susceptibility

[sə‚sep·tə′bil·əd·ē]
(electricity)
(electromagnetism)
(ordnance)
The degree to which a device, equipment, or weapons system is open to effective attack due to one or more inherent weaknesses.
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These results are contradictory to a study where 12.3% isolates demonstrated decreased susceptibility with itraconazole.11
and susceptibility testing A total of 16 Malassezia spp.
All samples were packed individually into cubical boxes of 8 [cm.sup.3] and measured using a Bartington magnetic susceptibility meter (MS2) and dual frequency sensor (MS2B).
This phase does not arise from the susceptibility distribution inside the object but from, for example, imperfect shimming or susceptibility sources outside the imaging volume.
We calculated geometric mean MICs and the percentage of isolates with resistance or reduced susceptibility for each antimicrobial drug by GISP site and year.
A 256 x 256 x 128 Zubal-type [30] numerical susceptibility phantom (Figure 1) was built containing a spherical lesion of 5-pixel radius to simulate a low SNR region within the T2* magnitude image of the brain parenchyma.
aureus susceptibility to clindamycin, ciprofloxacin, and TMP/SMX decreased--although susceptibility to TMP/SMX in 2014 stayed high at 98%--while overall susceptibility to erythromycin, gentamicin, and oxacillin increased.
Direct susceptibility for 19 antibiotics was performed on positive blood culture bottles (aerobic or anaerobic) after Gram stain results by inoculating 2-4 drops of broth from the blood culture bottle onto two large Mueller-Hinton plates (Oxoid, Canada).
"The increased prevalence of reduced cefixime susceptibility in 2014 highlights the need to maintain surveillance, search for new therapeutics, and ensure that gonorrhea is treated according to the CDC's guidelines."
We studied the antimicrobial susceptibility patterns of 4128 non-repetitive blood culture isolates of Escherichia coli, Klebsiella pneumoniae and Pseudomonas aeruginosa from 2003-2013.