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Usual Susceptibility Patterns of Common Moulds and Systemic Fungi

  • Gerri S. Hall
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Abstract

The in vitro susceptibility patterns of some of the common moulds such as Aspergillus spp., Fusarium spp., and other hyaline moulds; Zygomycetes, and dematiaceous moulds such as Alternaria spp., Curvularia spp., Exophiala spp., and other black moulds are described in this chapter. For some isolates such as A. fumigatus and A. flavus results are fairly predictable, and isolates are often susceptible to all agents tested; others such as Fusarium sp. may demonstrate less predictable patterns that require that susceptibility be performed for each isolate of significance. In this chapter, we describe the most common susceptibility patterns as found in the published literature, including some geographic differences throughout various parts of the world where results have been reported.

Keywords

Antifungal Agent High MICs Antifungal Susceptibility Testing Mucor Circinelloides Pseudallescheria Boydii 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Section of Clinical Microbiology, Department of Clinical PathologyCleveland ClinicClevelandUSA

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