- 87186 - QTY (1)
- Yeast Susceptibility
- Yeast MIC
Cleveland Clinic Laboratories
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Sun - Sat
Test will be performed in-house only on yeast isolates. Mold susceptibility testing is not performed in-house but is available as a send out test. Indicate organism identification, original date of collection, and specimen site on the test order. Submit a pure culture of the test organism. Contraindications: lack of viability, culture mixed or contaminated. The yeast MIC panel includes amphotericin b, flucytosine, fluconzole and itraconazole, voriconazole, posaconazole. In addition, echinocandins such as caspofungin, micafungin and anidulafungin are available. Note specific drug requests on the requisition. CLSI interpretive guidelines are available only for Candida sp.
CLSI guidelines are available only for the interpretation of Candida species susceptibility test results. In vitro studies may not correlate with clinical outcome.