A comparison of broth microdilution, E test & Vitek 2 for the antifungal susceptibility testing of Cryptococcus neoformans

Yesholata Mahabeer, Yacoob Coovadia


  • To determine the antifungal susceptibility of Cryptococcus neoformans isolates, obtained from the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) of HIV-infected patients in KwazuluNatal with their first episode cryptococcal meningitis, against amphotericin B, fluconazole, 5-flucytosine & voriconazole