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Disk Size 47 48 The extent of drug diffusion will obviously be affected by the width of the disk. Paper disks are now almost universally manufactured 6 mm wide. Further, the nature of the paper is subject to regulation, as different varieties of paper have been shown to affect the release characteristics of antibiotics (125). One disk method, that of Neo-Sensitabs produced by the Danish company Rosco Diagnostica A/S (30,119), uses 9-mm disks made from hardened inert â chalk-likeâ substances. These larger disks result in larger zones for the same disk content.
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