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Organisms this product works with:
Other products used in the isolation of Staphylococcus sp:
Two diagnostic discs have been made available for the detection of mecA resistance.
1 cartridge. containing 50 discs.
Cefoxitin is a cephamycin which is bactericidal through inhibition of cell wall synthesis.
A number of recent studies have indicated that the use of Cefoxitin has a higher sensitivity and specificity than other compounds traditonally recommended for detecting mecA resistance in Staphylococci.
Known mecA positive and negative strains should be used to monitor performance.