Table 1.

In vitro susceptibilities of 90 isolates to two antifungal agents as determined by E-test and broth microdilution methods

Organism (no. tested)Antifungal agentMIC (μg/ml)
E testMicrodilution method
Range50%90%Range50%90%
A. corymbifera (10)Amphotericin B0.003–0.50.250.50.06–0.50.250.25
Itraconazole1–41.520.25–10.250.5
A. flavus (10)Amphotericin B0.5–8480.5–211
Itraconazole0.19–0.750.50.750.125–0.250.250.25
A. fumigatus (10)Amphotericin B0.38–20.7520.5–10.51
Itraconazole0.5–>320.75>320.25–>160.25>16
A. niger (10)Amphotericin B0.25–10.510.250.250.25
Itraconazole0.38–61.520.25–0.50.50.5
A. terreus (10)Amphotericin B0.75–4131–212
Itraconazole0.19–0.50.250.380.250.250.25
E. dermatitidis (10)Amphotericin B0.004–0.250.1250.190.125–10.51
Itraconazole0.25–0.50.250.50.125–0.50.250.5
F. solani (10)Amphotericin B0.38–8281–212
Itraconazole>32>32>32>16>16>16
S. apiospermum (10)Amphotericin B2–>32>32>321–>1628
Itraconazole1–>321.5>320.25–412
S. prolificans (5)Amphotericin B>322–16
Itraconazole>32>16
S. brevicaulis (5)Amphotericin B>322–16
Itraconazole>32>16