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Quality controls for antimicrobial disk diffusion testing on Leptospira Vanaporn Wuthiekanun agar

Abstract:

Background

Disk diffusion susceptibility testing for Leptospira spp. on Leptospira Vanaporn Wuthiekanun (LVW) solid agar was reported recently. However, it was unclear whether the zone sizes obtained on LVW agar were comparable with those of other bacteria on Mueller-Hinton agar.

Methods

Here, we evaluate the disk diffusion assay on LVW agar using the standard quality control (QC) bacterial strains for 22 antimicrobials.

Results

All antimicrobials ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1093/trstmh/trw076

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM; Tropical Medicine
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM; Tropical Medicine
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-2309-1171
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM; Tropical Medicine
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Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Transactions of The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Journal website
Volume:
110
Issue:
11
Pages:
673–675
Publication date:
2017-02-01
Acceptance date:
2016-11-22
DOI:
EISSN:
1878-3503
Pubs id:
pubs:858299
URN:
uri:20c30685-6644-4b93-85bc-79dd639f6d76
UUID:
uuid:20c30685-6644-4b93-85bc-79dd639f6d76
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pubs:858299

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