The inoculum effect of antibiotic susceptibility testing is often discussed at playgrounds and infectious diseases conferences, but many of us don’t really have a clear definition of what it is or a good understanding of its importance. We’ll be talking about the inoculum effect and susceptibility testing of Staphylococcus aureus with cefazolin.
- Dr. Tanis Dingle, clinical microbiologist at Alberta Precision Laboratories - Public Health Laboratory. Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine in the Cumming School of Medicine at the University of Calgary.
This episode of Editors in Conversation is brought to you by the Journal of Clinical Microbiology and hosted by JCM Editor in Chief, Alex McAdam and Dr. Elli Theel. JCM is available at https://jcm.asm.org and on https://twitter.com/JClinMicro.
- Prevalence and Characterization of the Cefazolin Inoculum Effect in North American Methicillin-Susceptible Staphylococcus aureus Isolates. https://doi.org/10.1128/jcm.02495-21
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