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.
- Antimicrobial stewardship
- Microbial diagnostics
- Marketed product
Extension of technology in other domains such as agriculture or veterinary medicine.
VIPcheck is produced by MediaProducts – a certified producer of specialist laboratory agar.