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Table 1 The table describes the location of C. krusei isolation in patients with either confirmed invasive infection, patients with potentially significant infection, or patients with C. kruseicolonization.

From: A cluster of Candida kruseiinfections in a haematological unit

Patient sex, age Diagnosis C. kruseiisolation
1 F 32 AML BSI
2 M 62 AML BSI
3 M 71 duodenal carcinoma BSI
4 F 46 mastocytosis BSI
5 F 64 abdominal surgery BSI
6 M 86 CLL BSI
7 M 53 AML peritoneum
8 M 22 ALL peritoneum
9 M 33 AML oesophagus
10 M 39 AML kidney, liver
11 F 53 AML invasive candidiasis in autopsy
12 M 55 AML invasive candidiasis in autopsy
13 F 62 AML typhlitis, pneumonia
14 M 67 AML aortitis, pneumonia
15 M 69 multiple myeloma severe mucositis
16 F 59 AML rectum, pharynx
17 F 66 MDS rectum, pharynx
18 F 59 lymphoma rectum, pharynx
19 F 70 MDS rectum, pharynx
20 M 22 toxic reaction* rectum, pharynx
21 M 21 eosinophilic leukaemia rectum, pharynx
22 M 65 AML rectum, pharynx
  1. M, male; F, female; BSI, blood stream infection; AML, acute myeloid leukaemia; ALL, acute lymphatic leukaemia; CLL, chronic lymphatic leukaemia; MDS, myelodysplastic syndrome.
  2. *The toxic reaction refers to bone marrow suppression due to alcohol abuse