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Infectious Diseases in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Volume 2016, Article ID 5293034, 7 pages
Research Article

Development of a Novel Test for Simultaneous Bacterial Identification and Antibiotic Susceptibility

1The Woman’s Hospital of Texas, 7400 Fannin Suite 930, Houston, TX 77054, USA
2The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Medical College, Houston, TX 77054, USA

Received 13 May 2016; Accepted 10 August 2016

Academic Editor: Bryan Larsen

Copyright © 2016 Jonathan Faro et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Supplementary Material

In Supplementary Figure 1, GBS (A-I), Enterococcus (J and K), or N. gonorrhoeae (L) were tested against sevaral commonly isolated cocolonizers. Test bacteria were diluted out, while competing organisms were held constant. In Supplemental Figure 2, GBS was shown to be sensitive to either cefazolin (A), clindamycin (B), or erythromycin (C) following a 6-hour incubation. Panels D and E show GBS resistance to clindamycin. Panel F shows Enterococcus, resistant to vancomycin. Finally, Panels G and H show N. gonorrhoeae resistant to penicillin or sensitive to ceftriaxone, respectively.

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