Azole resistance screening for fungi

Agar-based approach to screen for resistant colonies in clinical samples

Agar is suplemented with azole drugs at specific concentrations. Based on presence or absence of growth azole-resistant, colonies can be identified.

Patients may harbor mixed populations of Aspergillus and this device enables to find any resistance. It does not require specific training.

Technology:
  • Antimicrobial stewardship
  • Microbial diagnostics

Microorganisms:
  • Fungi

Application:
  • Other

Development stage:
  • Marketed product

Partnering:
  • Yes

Extension of technology in other domains such as agriculture or veterinary medicine.

VIPcheck is produced by MediaProducts – a certified producer of specialist laboratory agar.

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