Kirby–Bauer test

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A test assay for antibiotics that has been largely superseded except for bacteria that are difficult to handle by automated methods. Bacteria are grown in agar and discs impregnated with various antibiotics are placed on the plate. Inhibition is scored by measuring the clear zone around each disc.

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