Test Overview
Test Methodology

Minimum Inhibitory Concentration (MIC)

Test Usage

For use in vitro in determining quantitative antifungal susceptibility (MIC) of nonfastidious yeast including Candida species, Cryptococcus species, and miscellaneous other rapid-growing yeast species. Antimicrobial panel includes Amphotericin B, Fluconazole, Flucytosine (5-Fluorocytosine), Itraconazole, Caspofungin, Voriconazole, Posaconazole, Micafungin, and Anidulafungin.

Reference Range *

Results reported in mcg/mL. The MIC is the minimum concentration required to inhibit the organism.

Test Details
Days Set Up
Monday - Saturday
Analytic Time

4 - 8 days

Soft Order Code
  • Caspofungin, Yeast (MIC)
  • Anidulafungin, Yeast (MIC)
  • Micafungin, Yeast (MIC)
  • Voriconazole, Yeast (MIC)
  • Yeast, Antibiotic Susceptibility
  • Susceptibility Testing, Yeast
  • 5-Flucytosine, Yeast (MIC)
  • Fluorocytosine, Yeast (MIC)
  • 5-Fluorocytosine, Yeast (MIC)
  • Flucytosine, Yeast (MIC)
  • Amphotericin B, Yeast (MIC)
  • Posaconazole, Yeast (MIC)
  • Itraconazole, Yeast (MIC)
  • Fluconazole, Yeast (MIC)
  • Ancoban, Yeast (MIC)
Reference Laboratory
Mayo MMLYP (81602)
Special Testing
Specimen Requirements
Collection Instructions

Test performed on isolated organism in pure culture. Send infecting yeast on Sabouraud dextrose agar slant; agar plates are not acceptable. Place sealed agar slant inside clear, liquid tight SAF-T-PAK bag and seal tape liner. Place sealed bag and requisition inside white biohazard SAF-T-PAK envelope and seal. Transport at room temperature. Include antimicrobial(s), culture site, and suspected organism identification on requisition.

Additional Information

Test is referred to Mayo Medical Laboratories.

CPT Code
NY State Approved