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Examination of bacteria drug resistance utilizing surface plasmon resonance
Author(s): Ya-Ling Chiang; How-Foo Chen; Chi-Hung Lin; Shean-Jen Chen
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Paper Abstract

An antimicrobial testing method using surface plasmon resonance to improve the present techniques is reported in this paper. Different from conventional methods, namely Kirby-Bauer disk diffusion and variations of broth microdilution, the examination time is reduced from 18-24 hours or more to less than one hour after the treatment of antibiotics. E-coli resistant and susceptible to ampicillin are used in the test to demonstrate this innovative method. It is generally known that discovering a method to exam the bacterium resistance rapidly and correctly is very important for patients and for preventing infective disease from spreading. The method reported can benefit this requirement.

Paper Details

Date Published: 16 May 2007
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 6585, Optical Sensing Technology and Applications, 65851O (16 May 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.722763
Show Author Affiliations
Ya-Ling Chiang, National Yang-Ming Univ. (Taiwan)
How-Foo Chen, National Yang-Ming Univ. (Taiwan)
Chi-Hung Lin, National Yang-Ming Univ. (Taiwan)
Shean-Jen Chen, National Cheng-Kung Univ. (Taiwan)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6585:
Optical Sensing Technology and Applications
Francesco Baldini; Jiri Homola; Robert A. Lieberman; Miroslav Miler, Editor(s)

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