Rapid determination of novobiocin resistance of coagulase-negative staphylococci with the MS-2 system

R. J. Almeida, J. H. Jorgensen

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Special novobiocin elution disks were prepared for testing of coagulase-negative staphylococci in the MS-2 system (Abbott Laboratories, Diagnostics Div., Irving, Tex.). The MS-2 system correctly classified 91.5% of 82 isolates as either susceptible or resistant to novobiocin in an average time of 5.8 h.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)558-560
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of clinical microbiology
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jan 1 1983


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  • Microbiology (medical)

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