Ampicillin resistance...

John Gentile yjgent at
Mon Dec 18 22:58:29 EST 2000

Amp resistance in what organism? Is this a new resistance in a culture that
was previously sensitive? Are you trying to induce resistance?
John Gentile                            Rhode Island Apple Group
yjgent at                         Past President, Publicity Chairman
 "I never make mistakes, I only have unexpected learning opportunities"

> From: oss004 at
> Organization:
> Newsgroups: bionet.microbiology
> Date: Mon, 18 Dec 2000 17:17:00 GMT
> Subject: Ampicillin resistance...
> Dear colleagues,
> I've been concerned for some time about antibiotic resistance that may
> lurk in our laboratories.  I conducted a quick ampicillin test last
> week, which showed resistance beyond 512 mgL-1 amp.
> At which concentration would one be concerned about enhanced ampicillin
> resistance under such circumstances?
> All help gratefully received.
> John Rowlands.
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