The interpretation of how to read the ATB FUNGUS 3 strips visually.
A. Definitions of growth score. For amphotericin B, the MIC corresponds to the lowest concentration enabling complete growth inhibition (score = “0”). For 5-flucytosine, fluconazole, itraconazole and voriconazole, the MIC corresponds to the lowest concentration of the antifungal agent with which a score of “2”, “1”, “0” is obtained. B. An example showing how to read the MICs visually. Abbreviation: 5FC, 5-flucytosine; AMB, amphotericin B; FCA, fluconazole; ITR, itraconazole; VRC, voriconazole. Growth score: the score of the cupule marked with red circle.