Description G-VIII-minus is a circular ring of 8 discs made of inert material, it's coated with a combination of 8 antibiotics and used in the susceptibility testing of 8 antibiotics in one shot for Gram - Negative Organisms, for each disc a symbole and a concentration of antibiotic are printed on its periphery. the test is efficient, easy and rapid.
Compositions each ring contains:Nalidixic acid (NA - 30 µg), Norfloxacin (NX - 300 µg), Co-Trimoxazole (COT - 25 µg), Gentamicin (GEN - 10 µg), Ampicillin (AMP - 25 µg), Cefalexin (CN - 30 µg), Norfloxacin (NX - 10 µg), Mecillinam (MEC - 33 µg)
Cultural response Average diameter of zone of inhibition is observed on Mueller Hinton Agar after 18-24 hours incubation at 37°C for standard cultures.
Appearance Flat circular ring of inert material w/ 8 equidistant arms on the outer periphery, each arm having a 6 mm disc at the end; each disc impregnated w/ different antibiotics, w/ corresponding symbols & concentrations printed on the ring.
Storage On receipt discs should always be stored at -20°C under dry conditions
Packing Each pack contains 10 rings
Application Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing