Antifungal susceptibility testing is an essential tool for guiding therapy, although EUCAST and CLSI reference methods are often only available in specialized centres. Radboudumc studied the performance of the agar-based VIPCheck screening method for the detection of azole resistance in Aspergillus fumigatus cultures.
The evaluation is published in Antimicrob Agents Chemotherapy. 2017 Sep 18. pii: AAC.01250-17. doi: 10.1128/AAC.01250-17.