Chapter 37. Susceptibility Tests

  1. Malcolm D. Richardson PhD, FIBiol, FRCPath1 and
  2. Elizabeth M. Johnson PhD2

Published Online: 11 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470757734.ch37

The Pocket Guide to Fungal Infection, Second Edition

The Pocket Guide to Fungal Infection, Second Edition

How to Cite

Richardson, M. D. and Johnson, E. M. (2005) Susceptibility Tests, in The Pocket Guide to Fungal Infection, Second Edition, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470757734.ch37

Author Information

  1. 1

    Mycology Unit, Department of Bacteriology and Immunology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland

  2. 2

    Mycology Reference Laboratory, Health Protection Agency, Bristol, United Kingdom

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405122184

Online ISBN: 9780470757734

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Keywords:

  • susceptibility tests;
  • mould isolates;
  • macrodilution;
  • subtherapeutic drug;
  • echinocandin

Summary

The prelims comprise:

  • Rationale behind susceptibility testing of yeast and mould isolates

  • Methods

  • Resistance

  • Definitions

  • Current status of antifungal drug resistance