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Experientia

, Volume 35, Issue 8, pp 1034–1035 | Cite as

Presumptive identification of aminoglycoside antibiotics by the pH susceptibility disc agar-diffusion method

  • J. V. Uri
  • P. Actor
  • J. A. Weisbach
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Summary

Using the pH (buffered) sensitivity discs for the agar-diffusion bioassay of aminoglycoside antibiotics, characteristic response curves were obtained. Since the nature of the activities observed are structure-related, this method can serve as a useful aid for primary identification of members of this class of antibiotics.

Keywords

Response Curve Aminoglycoside Primary Identification Characteristic Response Aminoglycoside Antibiotic 
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Copyright information

© Birkhäuser Verlag 1979

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. V. Uri
    • 1
  • P. Actor
    • 1
  • J. A. Weisbach
    • 1
  1. 1.Smith Kline & French LaboratoriesResearch and Development DivisionPhiladelphiaUSA

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