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Disk Diffusion Antimicrobial Tests MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Disk Diffusion Antimicrobial Tests
Tree Number(s)
E01.370.225.875.595.399
E05.200.875.595.399
Unique ID
D052978
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D052978
Scope Note
A method where a culturing surface inoculated with microbe is exposed to small disks containing known amounts of a chemical agent resulting in a zone of inhibition (usually in millimeters) of growth of the microbe corresponding to the susceptibility of the strain to the agent.
Entry Term(s)
Bauer-Kirby Disk-Diffusion Method
Epsilometer Test
Etest
Kirby-Bauer Disk-Diffusion Method
Previous Indexing
Microbial Sensitivity Tests (1970-2006)
Public MeSH Note
2007
History Note
2007
Date Established
2007/01/01
Date of Entry
2006/07/05
Revision Date
2014/06/06
Disk Diffusion Antimicrobial Tests Preferred
Epsilometer Test Narrower
Kirby-Bauer Disk-Diffusion Method Narrower
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