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Comparison of disk diffusion and agar dilution methods for erythromycin, ciprofloxacin, and tetracycline susceptibility testing of Campylobacter coli and for tetracycline susceptibility testing of Campylobacter jejuni subsp. jejuni.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18838597     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
With disk diffusion, the following zone diameters are suggested to be resistant and susceptible breakpoints, respectively: for susceptibility testing of Campylobacter coli, no inhibition zone and 15 mm or more for erythromycin, and 20 mm or less and 25 mm or more for ciprofloxacin, in the absence or presence of an inhibition zone around the nalidixic acid disk; and for susceptibility testing of C. coli and Campylobacter jejuni, 20 mm or less and 26 mm or more for tetracycline.
Christiane Gaudreau; Yves Girouard; Huguette Gilbert; Josée Gagnon; Sadjia Bekal
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article     Date:  2008-10-06
Journal Detail:
Title:  Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy     Volume:  52     ISSN:  1098-6596     ISO Abbreviation:  Antimicrob. Agents Chemother.     Publication Date:  2008 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-11-21     Completed Date:  2009-01-27     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0315061     Medline TA:  Antimicrob Agents Chemother     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  4475-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Microbiologie Médicale et Infectiologie, Hôpital Saint-Luc du CHUM, 1058 Rue Saint Denis, Montréal, Québec, Canada H2X3J4.
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MeSH Terms
Anti-Bacterial Agents / pharmacology*
Campylobacter coli / drug effects*
Campylobacter jejuni / drug effects*
Ciprofloxacin / pharmacology
Disk Diffusion Antimicrobial Tests / methods,  standards
Erythromycin / pharmacology
Microbial Sensitivity Tests / methods*,  standards
Tetracycline / pharmacology
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Anti-Bacterial Agents; 114-07-8/Erythromycin; 60-54-8/Tetracycline; 85721-33-1/Ciprofloxacin

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