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Contact: Birgit Manno
Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research

Zone of Inhibition Test

Caption: Scientists use the zone of inhibition test to study antibiotic resistance of bacteria. The wafers on the culture medium contain an antibiotic that inhibits growth of sensitive bacteria in their vicinity.

Credit: HZI/Bergmann und Nitsche-Schmitz

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