When does 2 plus 2 equal 5? A review of antimicrobial synergy testing.


In this age of emerging antibiotic resistance, limited therapeutic options exist for treating multidrug-resistant organisms. Combination therapy is commonly employed to manage these infections despite little laboratory guidance as to the efficacy of this approach. Synergy testing methods have been used to assess the interaction of antibiotic combinations in… (More)
DOI: 10.1128/JCM.01121-14


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