TABLE 1.

Details of the panel of fungi tested in this studya

IsolateSpeciesDescriptionIsolateSpeciesDescription
Y101 C. dubliniensis Rex collection 34-504-032A201 A. flavus Nares isolate from Houston, Tex.
Y102 C. albicans Biopsy sample from ColombiaA202 A. flavus Sputum sample from Tucson, Ariz.
Y103 C. albicans Merck collection MY1055A203 A. flavus Bone fragment from Brazil
Y104 C. albicans CAI-4 (8)A204 A. flavus Sputum sample from Houston, Tex.
Y105* C. albicans CAI-4-R1 (8)A205 A. fumigatus Sputum sample from Belgium
Y106* C. albicans NR4 (8)A206 A. fumigatus BAL sample from Lexington, Ky.
Y107* C. albicans NR3 (8)A207 A. fumigatus Sputum sample from France
Y108* C. albicans T25 (8)A208 A. fumigatus Sputum sample from Rochester, N.Y.
Y109* C. albicans Merck collection strain 212A209 A. fumigatus Tracheal secretions sample from France
Y110 C. albicans Rex collection 34-032-001A210 A. fumigatus Rinaldi collection 02-1835
Y111* C. albicans Blood isolate from Montreal, Quebec, CanadaA211 A. niger Sputum sample from Rochester, Minn.
Y112* C. albicans Tissue isolate from Montreal, Quebec, CanadaA212 A. niger BAL sample from Rochester, Minn.
Y113 C. glabrata Blood isolate from AustraliaA213 A. niger BAL sample from Lexington, Ky.
Y114 C. glabrata Blood isolate from ChileA214 A. nidulans Perlin collection CLF12
Y115 C. guilliermondii Blood isolate from BelgiumA215 A. nidulans Perlin collection CLF14
Y116 C. guilliermondii Blood isolate from RussiaA216 A. terreus Lung (post mortem) sample from Tucson, Ariz.
Y117 C. krusei Blood isolate from Buffalo, N.Y.A217 A. terreus Left breast sample from Australia
Y118* C. krusei Stool isolate from GermanyA218 A. terreus Left toe sample from Australia
Y119 C. parapsilosis Blood isolate from Houston, Tex.A219 A. fumigatus ATCC 204305 (NCCLS reference isolate)
Y120 C. parapsilosis Blood isolate from BelgiumA220 A. flavus ATCC 204304 (NCCLS reference isolate)
Y121 C. parapsilosis Biopsy isolate from Peru
Y122 C. parapsilosis Blood isolate from Brazil
Y123 C. Iusitaniae
Y124 C. tropicalis Blood isolate from Canada
Y125 C. tropicalis Blood isolate from Brazil
Y126 C. rugosa Blood isolate from Canada
Y127 C. lipolytica Oropharyngeal swab from Peru
Y128 C. kefyr Biopsy isolate from Guatemala
Y129 C. krusei ATCC 6258 (NCCLS QC isolate)
Y130 C. parapsilosis ATCC 22019 (NCCLS QC isolate)
  • a Yeast isolates of known low susceptibility to caspofungin are indicated by an asterisk.