Department of Clinical Microbiology
Ampicillin Resistance; Anti-Bacterial Agents; Microbial Sensitivity Tests; Moraxella (Branhamella) catarrhalis; Penicillin Resistance
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.
Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 1988 Feb;32(2):259-61.
Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy
Doern GV, Tubert TA. (1988). In vitro activities of 39 antimicrobial agents for Branhamella catarrhalis and comparison of results with different quantitative susceptibility test methods. Open Access Publications by UMMS Authors. Retrieved from https://escholarship.umassmed.edu/oapubs/194