E-Test-Introduction, Principle, Test Requirements, Procedure, Result-Interpretation, Application, and Keynotes

Placing Vancomycin E-Test Strip for Staphylococcus aureus

Introduction The E-Test, short for “Epsilometer Test,” is a diagnostic tool used in clinical microbiology and antimicrobial susceptibility testing. It is a method for determining the minimum inhibitory concentration (MIC) of antibiotics or antimicrobial agents against a particular bacterial or fungal pathogen. The E-Test is …

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Scrub Typhus IgM Test: Introduction, Test Result, Test Method, Clinical Significance, and Keynotes

Testing Scrub Typhus Antibodies (IgM and IgG) at home

Introduction The Scrub Typhus IgM test is a diagnostic assay used to detect IgM antibodies against the bacteria Orientia tsutsugamushi, which causes scrub typhus, a vector-borne infectious disease. It is prevalent in certain parts of Asia, the Pacific Islands, and other regions with heavy vegetation …

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