TABLE 1.

MICs of antibiotics for P. aeruginosa under various conditions of oxygen and nitrate availability

AntibioticMIC (μg/ml)
AirAir + nitrateNo O2 + nitrate
Carbenicillin205020
Ceftazidime0.50.750.38
Chloramphenicol24488
Ciprofloxacin0.0640.0940.064
Tetracycline683
Tobramycin0.510.75