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Name: Anupmama
Status: Student
Grade:  Other
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Date: February 2009

How we can classify a bacteral strain as susceptible, intermediate or resistant ?

These classifications refer to a bacterium's resistance to antibiotics or chemicals. Susceptible means it is killed by the antibiotic, intermediate means that it is semi-resistant to the drug, and resistant means it is unaffected by the drug.

Ron Baker, Ph.D.

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