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Table 5 Number of healthy Soldiers colonized with fungi according to PCR/ESI-TOF-MS

From: The use of PCR/Electrospray Ionization-Time-of-Flight-Mass Spectrometry (PCR/ESI-TOF-MS) to detect bacterial and fungal colonization in healthy military service members

Organism Subjectsa Organisms by Anatomic Site (61 total)
   Oropharynx Nares Groin
   39 14 8
Alternaria alternate 11 (15) 2 10 3
Aureobasidium pullulans 3 1 1 1
Candida albicans 6 5 0 1
Candida parapsilosis 3 (5) 3 1 1
Candida tropicalis 1 1 0 0
Saccharomyces paradoxus 1 1 0 0
Saccharomyces cerevisiae/paradoxus 29 (30) 26 2 2
  1. anumber of organisms listed in ( ) if not same as number of subjects