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Table 2 Source of the 82 C. albicans genotyped isolates from 36 patients in Hospital A and the 122 C albicans genotyped isolates from 30 patients in Hospital B.

From: Uniform distribution of three Candida albicans microsatellite markers in two French ICU populations supports a lack of nosocomial cross-contamination

  No (%) of positive specimens  
Clinical sample Hospital A Hospital B P
  Number % Number %  
Mouth, skin and superficial surgical wounds 38 46.3 1 0.8 0.001*
Peritoneal fluid, abscess, drain effluent and bile 3 3.6 50 41 0.001*
Stools and gastric secretions 15 18.3 18 14.7 0.350
Urinary tract 11 13.4 15 12.3 0.498
Respiratory tract 15 18.3 34 27.8 0.141
Blood 0 0.0 2 1.6 0.361
Central venous catheter 0 0.0 2 1.6 0.361
Total 82 100.0 122 100.0  
  1. * P < 0.05: significant differences. (P calculated by a Fisher's exact test).