The activity of an antibiotic reflects its ability to inhibit microbial growth. While the concept of antibiotic activity appears simple and straightforward, the quantitative expression of antibiotic activity is complex and depends on the assay method and the conditions under which the test microorganism is grown.
KeywordsMinimal Inhibitory Concentration Solid Medium Minimal Bactericidal Concentration Antibiotic Activity Inoculum Density
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Chapter 2. The Activity of Antibiotics
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