Table 3.

Percent agreement of Etest MICs of itraconazole read at 24 h with reference microdilution MICs of itraconazole for isolates of Aspergillus spp.a

Species (no. of isolates)% Agreementb for testing on:
RPMICasitone
A. flavus(10)100100
A. fumigatus (12)100100
A. niger (1)100100
A. terreus(1)100100
  • a Etest results read at 24 h and microdilution results read at 48 h.

  • b Percentage of Etest MICs within 2 dilutions of the reference microdilution MICs when tested on RPMI or Casitone agar.