Co-Trimoxazole(Sulpha/Trimethoprim)- COT- 25 Mcg
Catalog No.: AS022
Quantity/Unit: 100 discs/Vial
Usually Shipped in: 1-2 Weeks
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Antibiotic Susceptibility Tests are conducted in microbiological laboratories to study the effect of an antibiotic on the growth of a microbe. The most common method to study antibiotic susceptibility includes the Kirby-Bauer Method. In this method, small discs saturated with antibiotic is placed on the plate containing the bacteria. A zone of inhibition of growth around the disc is observed to study the susceptibility of the microbe to the antibiotic. Co-Trimoxazole (Sulpha/Trimethoprim)- COT- 25 Mcg (23.75+1.25mcg by Micromaster. It is an antibacterial antibiotic. This is a combination antibiotic consisting of one-part trimethoprim and five parts sulfamethoxazole. It is administered against urinary tract infections, cholera, upper and lower respiratory tract infections, sepsis, etc. The species infected by the drugs include Acinobacter, Brucella, Burkholderia, Escherichia coli, Klebsiella, Pneumocystis, Proteus mirabilis etc. The drugs work by inhibiting the folate synthesis pathway. Sulfamethoxazole competes with p-aminobenzoic acid during dihydrofolate synthesis. Trimethoprim competitively inhibits dihydrofolate reductase.
Product name: Co-Trimoxazole (Sulpha/Trimethoprim)- COT- 25 Mcg (23.75+1.25mcg