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MINIMUM INHIBITORY CONCENTRATION [1 record]

Record 1 2001-11-08

English

Subject field(s)
  • Pharmacodynamics
  • Toxicology
  • Biochemistry
DEF

The lowest concentration of an antibiotic agent which, when present in a nutrient culture medium, will prevent growth of a specific bacterial strain.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Pharmacodynamie
  • Toxicologie
  • Biochimie
DEF

Concentration minimale en un antibiotique qui inhibe in vitro la croissance visible d'une souche bactérienne. On l'exprime en microgrammes par millilitre. Cette concentration caractérise l'effet bactériostatique d'un antibiotique sur une bactérie, mais varie en fonction du temps d'observation, du nombre et de l'état des bactéries, du milieu.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Farmacodinámica
  • Toxicología
  • Bioquímica
CONT

ENI (ciprofoloxacina) [...] El ENI se absorbe rápidamente por vía oral a dosis únicas de 50 a 1000 mg. y mantiene concentraciones plasmáticas superiores a las concentraciones mínimas inhibitorias de las bacterias sensibles.

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