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Table 1 Characteristics and outcome of 30 infants with candiduria from 13 Canadian neonatal intensive care units

From: Characteristics and outcome of infants with candiduria in neonatal intensive care - a Paediatric Investigators Collaborative Network on Infections in Canada (PICNIC) study

Case GA BW Primary Diagnoses Corticosteroids prior to candiduria Day of life candiduria detected (Source) Species Sites of extra-renal dissemination Outcome
1 24 780 Trisomy 21, Prematurity yes 19 (catheter) C. albicans None deceased
2 24 752 RDS, Prematurity yes 16 (catheter) C. glabrata None  
3 33 2435 Renal Disease no 13 (catheter) C. albicans None  
4 35 3320 Sepsis no 17 (catheter) C. parapsilosis None  
5 41 3385 RDS, Renal Disease yes 6 (catheter) C. albicans None  
6 35 2570 Renal Disease no 15 (SPA) C. albicans None  
7 38 3000 Omphalocele yes 11 (catheter) C. albicans None  
8 26 635 CHD, Prematurity no 29 (catheter) C. parapsilosis None deceased
9 34 1875 Sepsis no 15 (SPA) C. parapsilosis None  
10 40 2800 CHD no 15 (catheter) C. lusitanae None  
11 27 1025 RDS, Prematurity yes 22 (SPA) C. albicans None  
12 40 3024 CHD yes 39 (catheter) C. parapsilosis None  
13 37 3090 Renal Disease no 15 (catheter) C. albicans None  
14 39 3400 CHD no 16 (catheter) C. tropicalis None deceased
15 38 4255 GI Disease no 14 (catheter) C. albicans None  
16 35 2620 Renal Disease yes 21 (SPA) C. albicans None  
17 40 3630 CHD yes 11 (catheter) C. albicans None  
18 38 2750 Trisomy 21 yes 35 (catheter) C. albicans None deceased
19 40 3500 CHD yes 15 (catheter) C. tropicalis None deceased*
20 39 3930 CHD no 84 (catheter) C. albicans None deceased
21 40 3030 Renal Disease no 11 (SPA) C. albicans None  
22 30 1445 Sepsis no 7 (catheter) C. albicans None  
23 25 815 RDS, Prematurity yes 48 (catheter) C. lusitanae None  
24 24 650 RDS, Prematurity no 9 (SPA) C. albicans None  
25 25 725 RDS, Prematurity no 35 (catheter) C. albicans None  
26 24 575 RDS, Prematurity yes 56 (catheter) C. albicans None  
27 26 830 Prematurity, NEC no 6 (SPA) C. albicans Blood  
28 28 1170 CHD no 58 (catheter) C. albicans Brain deceased*
29 33 2200 CHD no 77 (SPA) C. parapsilosis Blood deceased
30 37 3225 CHD yes 50 (catheter) C. albicans Blood deceased*
  1. BW - birthweight; CHD - congenital heart disease; GA - gestational age; NEC - necrotizing enterocolitis; RDS - respiratory distress syndrome; SPA - suprapubic aspirate
  2. * Death was thought to be related to candidal infection