Kirby-Bauer test
(= disc diffusion test)
Agar disc-diffusion test used to test antibiotics. Bacteria under test are distributed throughout the agar and discs of paper impregnated with different antibiotics are placed on the surface: the extent of the area of growth inhibition around each test disc is a measure of the susceptibility of the organism to the antibiotic.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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