TABLE 10.

Is amphotericin B uniformly active against Candida species?a

SpeciesNo. of isolates testedMIC (μg/ml)b
50%90%
C. albicans4,1950.51
C. glabrata94924
C. krusei23448
C. lusitaniae1030.251
C. dubliniensis1010.250.5
C. guilliermondii1020.251
C. rugosa1314
  • a Data compiled from references 202, 215, and 216.

  • b Amphotericin B MICs were determined by Etest (204). 50% and 90%, MICs for 50% and 90% of isolates tested, respectively.