Speed of kill plays vital role in clinical practice

Roberts, Calvin W.
September 2007
Ophthalmology Times;9/15/2007, Vol. 32 Issue 18, p42
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the importance of the speed of kill of any anti-infective regimen. According to the author, speed of kill is most often measured through kill curves, a track microbial suppression and growth as a function of both time and anti-infective absorption. Meanwhile, he suggests the paying attention to minimal inhibitory concentrations and kill curves helps determine the best therapeutic choices for patients.


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