Bio-Micro Help Please!!!

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1) why is it important from a clinical standpoint to perform a B-lactamase test? Explain!

2) if the B-lactamase test was positive, what might you do to determine a viable treatment option?

3) why might Augmentin (amoxicillin clavulanate) be prescribed for an individual that has an infection with a B-lactamase positive strain of Haemophilus influenzae?

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