In our constant effort to provide MPHHI Hospitals with the best tools for patient care through latest innovations and cutting-edge technology, we are excited to announce that the Medi Linx Laboratory will begin offering new test item.

YEAST SENSITIVITY (MICRODILUTION) is a targeted patient management testing for Echinocandins which represent a new antifungal group with potent activity against Candida species. Susceptibility results include the MIC values of the 9 antifungals tested namely: Micafungin, Caspofungin, 5-Flucytosine, Posaconazole, Voriconazole, Itraconazole, Fluconazole, Anidulafungin, and Amphotericin B.

 Procedure Details are as follows:
Specimen: Any yeast isolated on SDA from Fungal CS. A week old isolate on SDA
Running Day: Daily
Specimen Viability: 37┬░C for 7 days
Results Availability: After 24 hours