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Multicentre validation of 4-well azole agar plates as a screening method


The recently publised article (J Antimicrob Chemother. 2017 Oct 4. doi: 10.1093/jac/dkx319) confirms that the implementation of the 4-well VIPcheck screening plates in routine laboratories will allow easy and reliable detection of the most common azole resistant Aspergillus fumigatus.In this multicentre study the 4-well azole-containing screening agar method was evaluated using clinically relevant isolates.