Comparison of MIC Test Strip and Sensititre YeastOne with the CLSI and EUCAST Broth Microdilution Reference Methods for In Vitro Antifungal Susceptibility Testing of Cryptococcus neoformans
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SourceAntimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 64, 4, (2020), article e02261-19
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Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy
SubjectRadboudumc 4: lnfectious Diseases and Global Health RIHS: Radboud Institute for Health Sciences; Radboudumc 4: lnfectious Diseases and Global Health RIMLS: Radboud Institute for Molecular Life Sciences
We compared MIC test strip (MTS) and Sensititre YeastOne (SYO) methods with EUCAST and CLSI methods for amphotericin B, 5-fluocytosine, fluconazole, voriconazole, and isavuconazole against 106 Cryptococcus neoformans isolates. The overall essential agreement between the EUCAST and CLSI methods was >72% and >94% at +/-1 and +/-2 dilutions, respectively. The essential agreements between SYO and EUCAST/CLSI for amphotericin B, 5-flucytosine, fluconazole, and voriconazole were >89/>93% and between MTS and EUCAST/CLSI were >57/>75%. Very major error rates were low for amphotericin B and fluconazole (<3%) and a bit higher for the other drugs (<8%).
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