TABLE 4.

Changes in fluconazole susceptibility and resistance over the entire surveillance perioda

Fluconazole susceptibilityNo. (%) of isolates
2004200520062007
Susceptible262 (94.6)615 (88.7)1,000 (95.9)1,027 (97.4)
SDD10 (3.6)44 (6.4)28 (2.7)20 (1.9)
Resistant5 (1.8)34 (4.9)15 (1.4)8 (0.8)
  • a Only data for isolates from centers contributing in all 4 years were included. There was a significant trend (χ2, P < 0.001) toward decreasing fluconazole resistance. SDD, susceptible dose dependent.