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Volume 18, Number 1—January 2012


Candida spp. with Acquired Echinocandin Resistance, France, 2004–20101

Eric Dannaoui2, Marie Desnos-Ollivier2, Dea Garcia-Hermoso, Fredéric Grenouillet, Sophie Cassaing, Marie-Thérèse Baixench, Stéphane Bretagne, Françoise Dromer, Olivier LortholaryComments to Author , and the French Mycoses Study Group
Author affiliations: Institut Pasteur, Paris, France (E. Dannaoui, M. Desnos-Ollivier, D. Garcia-Hermoso, S. Bretagne, F. Dromer, O. Lortholary); Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Besançon, Besançon France (F. Grenouillet); Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Toulouse–Hôpital Rangueil, Toulouse, France (S. Cassaing); Hôpital Cochin, Paris (M.-T. Baixench)

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Figure. Corresponding caspofungin (A), micafungin (B), and anidulafungin (C) MICs in 12 Fksp mutant Candida spp. isolates and their wild-type parent isolates, France, 2004–2010. Susceptibility testing was performed by using the European Committee for Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing method (6) and AM3 medium (7).

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1This work was presented in part at the 20th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Vienna, Austria, April 10–13, 2010 (abstract no. O346).

2These authors contributed equally to this article.

3Additional members of the French Mycoses Study Group who contributed data are listed at the end of this article.