Assessment of ATB FUNGUS test for determining the susceptibility of Candida strains to antifungal agents
Elżbieta Krajewska-Kułak, Wiaczesław Niczyporuk, Waldemar Winter, Jan Karczewski
Med Sci Monit 1996; 2(4): PI511-513
Available online: 1996-07-01
Susceptibility of 75 strains of Candida isolated from women with vulvovaginal candidosis were tested against 5-fluorocytosine, amphotericine, nystatine, miconazole and ketoconazole using ATB FUNGUS (bioMerieux). 80,4%of isolates were resistant to the tested drugs. 29,3% strains were resistant to nystatine and only 1,3% were resistant to 5-fluorocytosine and econazole.
Keywords: Candida, Antifungal Agents, ATB FUNGUS test