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susceptibility

noun  aptitude, bent, caaability of being affected, capacity for emotion, capacity for receiving impressions, empathy, impressibility, impressionability, inclination, leaning, penchant, proclivity, propensity, sensibility, sensitive feelings, sensitiveness, sensitivity, tendency, tendency to be emotionally affected
See also: bias, character, credulity, danger, peril, predisposition, probability, sensibility, tendency
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Overall, there was an excellent susceptibility pattern established against the commonly used antifungal agents.
Statistical analysis The susceptibility differences were analyzed using chi square (x2) test after performing interpretation of MICs.
The frequency dependence susceptibility ([X.sub.fd]) is expressed either as a relative loss of susceptibility by [10]
where [[DELTA].sub.x] is the difference in susceptibility between the inside and the outside of the cylinder, a is the radius of the cylinder, [theta] is the angle between the direction of the [B.sub.0] field and the cylinder axis, and [rho] and [phi] are the cylindrical coordinates describing a point at distance p and at an angle [phi] relative to a point at the centre of the cylinder.
We performed linear regression analyses in which the dependent variable was antimicrobial susceptibility (geometric mean MIC) at each GISP site and the independent variable of interest was the prior year prescription rate (i.e., the prescribing rate during the year before the year corresponding to the antimicrobial drug susceptibility results) at each county and year.
The best parameter of every method for noisy numerical simulation and phantom was chosen according to the least error with respect to the true susceptibility [17, 31] and to the prepared susceptibility in each balloon.
Meanwhile, overall susceptibility to clindamycin dropped from 91% in 2005 to 86% in 2014, and MSSA susceptibility to clindamycin dropped from 91% in 2005 to 84% in 2014.
Keeping clinicians and microbiologists aspired of any change in the susceptibility pattern of this lethal pathogen is the need of hour.
Susceptibility testing was done with the disc diffusion method (modified Kirby-Bauer method) using Mueller-Hinton agar and VITEK 2 antimicrobial susceptibility testing (AST) cards.
Essentially, the investigators took a comprehensive approach in characterizing the susceptibility of encapsulated materials in colloidal particles to oxidation processes.
[sup][7],[8] It is effective against Gram-negative bacilli, including drug-resistance bacterial isolates, with similar susceptibility to amikacin.