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Table 2 Candidacolonization of the haematological patients.

From: A cluster of Candida kruseiinfections in a haematological unit

  04/2005
(n = 55)
05/2005
(n = 112)
06/2005
(n = 76)
09/2005
(n = 35)
10/2005
(n = 136)
11/2005
(n = 109)
Candida albicans 43.6 54.5 50 62.8 70.6 70.6
Candida glabrata 0 0 0 0 1.5 8.3
Candida krusei 7.2 11.6 5.2 25.7 19.1 13.8
Candida tropicalis 3.6 0.9 0 0 0 0
Candida norwegiansis 0 0.9 0 0 0 0
Candida guillermondii 0 0 2.6 5.7 0 0
Candida parapsilosis 0 0 0 0 2.8 0
Geotrichum spp 10.9 8.9 6.6 5.7 5.8 0
Fusarium spp 0.2 0.9 0 0 0 0
negative 25.5 42.9 52.6 22.9 21.3 22.0
  1. The table shows percentages of surveillance cultures that were positive for fungal species. The samples were collected during April 2005 (04/2005) to November 2005 (11/2005). Some samples grew several fungal species.
  2. Number of cultures (n) is shown in parenthesis.