Beta-Lactamase Assay

Keith Rand Keith.Rand at molsci.csiro.au
Tue Jun 16 23:48:28 EST 1998


In article <6m432b$uhp$1 at Masala.CC.UH.EDU>, benedik at uh.edu (benedik) wrote:

> In article <35856D38.137F at uidaho.edu>
> Kajetan Groicher <groi9663 at uidaho.edu> writes:
> 
> > Hello all-
> > 
> > I am in need of information regarding a simple assay for Beta-LActamase
> > production by bacterial cultures.
> > 
> > I have been told that Glaxo used to make a chromogenic type assay but I
> > have been unable to locate it.
> > 
> > I have also heard of an iodine based assay which is supposedly quite
> > rapid.
> > 
> > Any help would be greatly appreciated.
> > 
> > Kajetan
> 
> the chromogenic compound is called Nitrocefin, I think it is still
> available somewhere

Oxoid?

-- 
Keith Rand,  Sydney Australia



More information about the Methods mailing list