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Serum Bactericidal Test MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Serum Bactericidal Test
Tree Number(s)
E01.370.225.875.595.800
E05.200.875.595.800
E05.337.550.400.800
Unique ID
D015610
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D015610
Annotation
do not confuse with BLOOD BACTERICIDAL ACTIVITY (natural bactericidal property of blood) or SERUM BACTERICIDAL ANTIBODY ASSAY (measurement of IMMUNOGLOBULINS in blood that initiate lysis of bacteria)
Scope Note
Method of measuring the bactericidal activity contained in a patient's serum as a result of antimicrobial therapy. It is used to monitor the therapy in BACTERIAL ENDOCARDITIS; OSTEOMYELITIS and other serious bacterial infections. As commonly performed, the test is a variation of the broth dilution test. This test needs to be distinguished from testing of the naturally occurring BLOOD BACTERICIDAL ACTIVITY.
Entry Version
SBT
Entry Term(s)
Schlichter Test
Previous Indexing
Blood Bactericidal Activity (1972-1989)
Microbial Sensitivity Tests (1972-1989)
See Also
Blood Bactericidal Activity
Public MeSH Note
90
History Note
90
Date Established
1990/01/01
Date of Entry
1989/04/07
Revision Date
2011/06/24
Serum Bactericidal Test Preferred
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