TABLE 5.

Relationship between MIC and outcome for treatment of candidiasis with caspofungina

MIC (μg/ml)bResults for:c
Esophageal candidiasisInvasive candidiasisTotal
S/T%S/T%S/T%
0.0081/11001/1100
0.016
0.031/11001/1100
0.063/4753/475
0.1255/7712/3677/1070
0.2529/387615/236544/6172
0.589/1167728/3580117/15177
181/968419/2868100/12481
226/289320/238746/5190
41/11001/11002/2100
81/11001/1100
Total236/2928186/11475322/40679
Total ≤2235/2918184/11275319/40379
  • a Data were compiled from reference 28.

  • b MICs were determined according to the standards in CLSI document M27-A3 (11). Total ≤2, total number of patients for whose isolates the caspofungin MIC was 2 μg/ml or less.

  • c S/T, number of patients successfully treated/total number treated.