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Table 3 Species of Candida in 30 infants in neonatal intensive care units with candiduria

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

Species Number of cases of candiduria (%) - current study;
n = 301
Number of cases of candiduria (%) (3)
n = 25
Number of cases of candiduria (%) (4)
n = 362
Years of study 2001-2003 1989-1995 1982-1993
Candida albicans 21 (70%) 15 (60%) 26 (72%)
Candida parapsilosis 4 (13%) 8 (32%) 7 (19%)
Candida tropicalis 2 (7%) 2 (8%) 1 (3%)
Candida lusitaniae 2 (7%) 0 0
Candida glabrata 1 (3%) 0 2 (6%)
  1. 1Two of the infants with C. albicans and one with C. parapsilosis were fungemic.
  2. 2 Study reports 41 infants but microbiologic data only provided for 36 infants