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Taxos P (optochin sensitivity)

This is a differential test used to distinguish between organisms sensitive to the antibiotic optochin and those not. This test is used to distinguish Streptococcus pneumoniae (optochin sensitive (pictured on the right below)) from other a-hemolytic streptococci (optochin resistant (Streptococcus mitis is pictured on the left below)).

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