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Table 1 Surveillance cultures for yeast species in pediatric cancer patients

From: Levels of (1→3)-β-D-glucan, Candida mannan and Candida DNA in serum samples of pediatric cancer patients colonized with Candidaspecies

Sample site No. positive/No. samples (%)
Oropharyngeal 53/294 (18)
Nasal 6/600 (1)
Rectal 10/28 (35.7)
Groin 5/50 (10)
Ear 1/54 (1.9)
Axilla 0/49 (0)
Total 75/1075 (7)