A comparison of antibiotic susceptibility testing methods for cotrimoxazole with Burkholderia pseudomallei.

@article{Piliouras2002ACO,
  title={A comparison of antibiotic susceptibility testing methods for cotrimoxazole with Burkholderia pseudomallei.},
  author={Peter Piliouras and Glen C Ulett and Christopher Ashhurst-Smith and Robert G. Hirst and Robert E Norton},
  journal={International journal of antimicrobial agents},
  year={2002},
  volume={19 5},
  pages={427-9}
}
Melioidosis is caused by the Gram-negative soil saprophyte, Burkholderia pseudomallei and is endemic in tropical and subtropical regions of southeast Asia and northern Australia. Cotrimoxazole has been traditionally used for the therapy of melioidosis despite results indicating resistance often produced in the disc diffusion test against B. pseudomallei. This inconsistency was addressed by comparing this method with the agar dilution, MicroScan and E-test methods. The results demonstrated that… CONTINUE READING

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