Assay of antibiotics

Antibiotic can be dosed by chromatographic or microbiological methods.

The potency of an antibiotic activity is estimated by comparing the inhibition of growth of sensitive microorganisms, caused respectively by known concentration of a reference substance and the antibiotic to be examined.

ACM Pharma proposes the assay of antibiotics by diffusion method "Carré latin" (method A).

The laboratory is equipped with latest technology in order to meet the sensitivity and reactivity requirements of our customers.

The assays of antibiotics are conducted in accordance to the reference standards in force:

  • Eur Ph, chap 2.7.2

  • USP <81>