PCR

How do resistance genes compare to traditional sensitivities using cultures and stains?
The mechanisms to detect resistance using cultures and stains differ from PCR. While cultures and stains can test many antibiotics against an organism growi...
Fri, Jan 22, 2021 at 1:10 PM
Do labs test for every possible resistance gene?
This depends on the laboratory, as each one may have a different panel of resistance genes they test for. Some laboratories test for more genes than others....
Fri, Jan 22, 2021 at 1:21 PM
Should physicians rely entirely on genes detected to determine which antibiotic works?
This depends, as every laboratory may have a different panel of resistance genes they test for. Some laboratories test for more genes than others. The more ...
Fri, Jan 22, 2021 at 1:27 PM