Use of rapid test in detection of antibiotic susceptibility of common mastitis causing bacteria
Six samples of examined milk were chosen on a randomly basis. In the samples, presence of the following microorganisms was determined: Staphylococcus aureus, Escherichia coli, coagulase-negative Staphylococcus sp. and Streptococcus uberis.
Based on the result of the trial, it was determined that MASTiKÂ® test is completely comparable to the results obtained by classical disk diffusion method and can be of great help on a field in fast selection of antibiotics, while results of bacteriological identifications are being awaited.
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Article made possible through the contribution of Institute for Branko Petrujkic.