Clindamycin Resistance Test, (D Test)

The Clindamycin Resistance Test, (D Test) test contains 1 test with 1 biomarker.

Some isolates of Staphylococcus species and beta-hemolytic Streptococci have been shown to have inducible resistance to clindamycin. The D test is used to determine if the strain demonstrates inducible resistance to clindamycin. Treatment of a patient using clindamycin for an erythromycin resistant strain of Staphylococcus or beta-hemolytic Streptococcus may result in inappropriate therapy.

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Also known as: Clindamycin Resistance Test D Test


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