TABLE 3.

Agreement between caspofungin Etest MICs and broth microdilution MECs and MICs for 169 Aspergillus isolateslegend

ParameteraMediumInoculum size (CFU/ml)% Agreement for:Overall % agreementb
A. fumigatusA. flavusA. nidulansA. nigerA. terreus
MECRPMI1048038607569.2
MICRPMI1048538807569.2
MECM3104989510010038.593.3 (98)
MICM3104959510010038.586.1 (98)
MECRPMI103916260100100
MICRPMI103916280100100
MECM310395100801003190.3 (98)
MICM310395100801002390 (95.4)
  • a MIC, 50% or more growth inhibition at 48 h.

  • b Values within parentheses show percent agreement excluding A. terreus.

  • legend