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15.1: Learning Objectives

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  • Learning Objectives

    After this lab you should be able to:

    1. Describe the purpose and use of the Antibiotic Susceptibility test.
    2. Describe the implications that the test is an “in vitro” test and not actually a test in a patient.
    3. Explain the need for and the ways in which this protocol is standardized.
    4. Determine if the bacteria tested are Sensitive, Resistant, Or considered Intermediate, for each antibiotic used.
    5. Perform the Kirby-Bauer method.

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