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An evaluation of gentamicin EMIT--its performance on the Kem-O-Mat and its role in the small laboratory.
  1. R G Masterton,
  2. R E Tettmar,
  3. P W Strike,
  4. S Williams

    Abstract

    An investigation was made into the use of gentamicin EMIT on the Coulter Kem-O-Mat in a small microbiology laboratory. EMIT was found to correlate well with plate assay and to be a more rapid, more precise and technically less time-consuming method. EMIT was more expensive in clinical use. This single disadvantage was considered to be outweighed by a saving in capital equipment expenditure and by the benefits to the laboratory and clinician.

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