CLSI Standards: Guidelines for Health Care Excellence
Developed by our members for use by the global laboratory community, CLSI’s consensus-based medical laboratory standards are the most widely recognized resources for continually improving testing quality, safety, and efficiency.
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This guideline includes information on sequencing DNA targets of cultured isolates, provides a quantitative metric for perceiving microbial diversity, and can serve as the basis to identify microorganisms. By establishing interpretive criteria for microorganism identification by targeted DNA sequencing, this guideline provides structure to laboratories that identify microorganisms for medical use.
This standard covers the current recommended methods for disk diffusion susceptibility testing and the reference methods for determining minimal inhibitory concentrations of aerobic bacteria by broth macrodilution, broth microdilution, and agar dilution for veterinary use.