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Inhibition Zone Measuring Software
Advanced Inhibition Zone Measuring Software
Allows automatic measurement of inhibition zones*
Requires purchase of Sphere Flash Colony counter - basic version
Identifies antibiotic disks and zone size around each disk, recording the correspondent diameter. Reads up to eight disk plates in seconds, achieving throughputs of hundreds of plates in an hour.
* Inhibition Zone on an agar plate.
An area around a colony of mold or bacteria where no additional organisms are growing, When testing sensitivity of antibiotic, disks with antibiotic are introduce on an agar plate were growing bacteria exist. The antibiotic then dispersed into the agar away from the disk. If the bacteria are sensitive to the antibiotic, they will not grow next to the disks. The size of the zone is comparative to how sensitive the organism is.