TABLE 3.

In vitro fluconazole susceptibility, as determined by the reference broth microdilution method, Etest, and Sensititre YeastOne, for the five most representative Candida species studied

Species (no. of isolates)MIC (μg/ml)
Reference methodEtestSensititre YeastOne
RangeMIC50MIC90RangeMIC50MIC90RangeMIC50MIC90
C. albicans (478)0.125->640.2540.125->2561.540.125->1280.54
C. glabrata (133)0.25-64480.125->2563160.125->1281632
C. tropicalis (67)0.125-640.540.25->256160.5->128132
C. parapsilosis (54)0.125-32240.5-161.540.125->12812
C. krusei (26)1->6432640.75->256>256>2560.25-1283264