Interrelationships between disk and tube dilution sensitivity tests for the aminoglycoside antibiotics gentamicin, kanamycin, sisomicin, and tobramycin.

  • J. A. Waitz
  • Published 1973 in Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy


Poor statistical correlation was obtained between tube dilution test results and disk test results by using standard procedures. Significant regressions were obtained although they were not linear. Different regressions were obtained with different bacterial species. It is suggested that for the aminoglycosides studied (gentamicin, kanamycin, tobramycin… (More)


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