Antibacterial susceptibility testing in the clinical laboratory.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

This article familiarizes the clinician with the principles of bacterial susceptibility testing and reporting to facilitate communication with the clinical microbiology laboratory. As resistance continues to emerge among a wide range of clinically relevant bacteria, the complexity of this communication increases. This updated version provides an overview of the important susceptibility concerns for most commonly isolated bacterial pathogens.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Holland, TL; Woods, CW; Joyce, M

Published Date

  • December 2009

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 23 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 757 - vii

PubMed ID

  • 19909884

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1557-9824

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.idc.2009.06.001


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States