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Table 4 Culture findings in the enviromental samples collected from wet or humid locations in the ward.

From: A cluster of Candida kruseiinfections in a haematological unit

Species tap/incoming water (n = 62) sink trap (n = 16) surface (n = 6)
Fusarium spp 23 10 3
Rhodotorula spp 11 0 0
Geotrichum spp 1 3 1
Candida albicans 1 3 1
Candida parapsilosis 1 0 0
Candida krusei 0 2 0
Candida tropicalis 1 0 0
Aspergillus spp 1 1 0
Saccharomyces spp 0 1 0
  1. The table shows culture findings for incoming water sources, sink traps, or on humid surfaces. Number of samples (n) taken from each location is shown in parenthesis.