Device and method for antibiotic sensitivity testing

A device for determining the sensitivity of organisms to antibiotics comprises a layer of a stabilized absorbent material, for example paper, impregnated with a tetrazolium compound and an electron accelerator compound. The antibiotics may be applied to the surface of a culture plate or an antibiotic may be included in the growth medium, then the device of the invention is applied to the surface of the plate and any colour change observed. The electron accelerator compound may be 5-methyl phenazonium methyl sulphate or NADPH.

申请(专利)号: GB19830021137
申请日期: 1983年8月5日
公开(公告)日: 1985年5月9日
公开(公告)号: GB2147415(A)
主分类号: C12Q1/18,C,C12,C12Q,C12Q1
分类号: C12Q1/18,C,C12,C12Q,C12Q1
申请(专利权)人: * POWELL & SCHOLEFIELD LIMITED
发明(设计)人: LESLIE S W * DODD