UMMS Affiliation

Department of Clinical Microbiology

Date

2-1-1988

Document Type

Article

Subjects

Ampicillin Resistance; Anti-Bacterial Agents; Microbial Sensitivity Tests; Moraxella (Branhamella) catarrhalis; Penicillin Resistance

Disciplines

Microbiology

Abstract

The in vitro activities of 39 antimicrobial agents were assessed versus 74 clinical isolates of Branhamella catarrhalis. Resistance was observed only with penicillin and ampicillin and then only with beta-lactamase-producing strains. The results of in vitro susceptibility tests with agar dilution and broth microdilution procedures were found to be comparable. The results of broth tube macrodilution tests were, in general, one twofold-concentration increment higher.

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Citation: Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 1988 Feb;32(2):259-61.

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Link to article in PubMed

Journal Title

Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy

PubMed ID

3129988

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Microbiology Commons

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