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The interpretation of how to read the ATB FUNGUS 3 strips visually.

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posted on 02.12.2014, 03:25 by Li Zhang, He Wang, Meng Xiao, Timothy Kudinha, Lei-Li Mao, Hao-Ran Zhao, Fanrong Kong, Ying-Chun Xu

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.