Kirby-Bauer Zone of Inhibition (ZOI) Antimicrobial Test

Kirby-Bauer Zone of Inhibition (ZOI) Antimicrobial Test

  • 20000

Kirby-Bauer ZOI Test Summary:
•    This is a 24 hour qualitative agar plate-based assay for the evaluation of antibacterial activity of diffusible antimicrobial agents as measured by the Zone Of Inhibition of bacterial growth.
•    Challenge microorganisms are used from fresh cultures.
•    Standard contact time for this test is 24 hours.  Custom contact times are welcome upon request.
•    Zones reported as Diameter in millimeters.
•    All tests run following GLP.
•    Each test sample will be tested in triplicate to ensure precision.  

Kirby-Bauer ZOI Test Sample:
•     Samples of each antimicrobial agent to be tested can be submitted in volumes as little as 1ml, for the in-house disk preparation.  
•    Pre-Treated  disks are acceptable.

Kirby-Bauer ZOI Test Organisms:
Escherichia coli            ATCC-25922
Klebsiella pneumonia        ATCC-4352    
Pseudomonas aeruginosa    ATCC-9027    
Staphylococcus aureus        ATCC-6538    
Canadida albicans        ATCC-10231
*Other organisms can also be obtained per request.  

Turn around Time: 3 to 5 days for commonly used organisms.

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