Müller-Hinton agar principle and antimicrobial susceptibility testing

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Müller-Hinton agar formulation was originally developed as a simple, transparent agar medium for the growth of pathogenic Neisseria species by John Howard Mueller and Jane Hinton at Harvard.It is now used as a test medium for antimicrobial susceptibility testing .It is recommended for the diffusion…

Action of Antibiotics against Microorganisms

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The following are how antibiotic act against microorganism either In-vivo or In-vitro Protein synthesis Antibacterial action attacks the 30s portion of the ribosomic which causes a misreading of coding of RNA and as a result causes the manufacture of wrong protein. Gentamycin can completely stop…

ACTION OF COMBINED ANTIBACTERIAL AGENTS

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In Microbiology,it is very important to understand the actions of various antibacterial agents in order to easily guide the physician when giving Chemotherapeutic treatment especially when carrying on susceptibility testing. Combination of antibiotics are often given In case of undiagnosed infections, when a broad cover…

CHEMOTHERAPEUTIC AGENTS AND THEIR USES IN SUSCEPTIBILITY TEST

Antibiotics may sometimes be called Antibacterial are chemotherapeutic agents that are naturally (Antibiotics) and synthetically (Antibacterial) produced and have lethal effect on microorganisms. In other words, Antibiotics are a type of Antimicrobial agent or drugs used in the treatment and prevention of microorganism infections. Antibiotics…