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Table 3 Microbiological findings for 88 renal transplant recipients with mucormycosis, 38 of whom died

From: Mucormycosis in renal transplant recipients: review of 174 reported cases

Isolated zygomycetes Number (%) of all patients Number of patients who died/total number (%)
Mycocladus (Absidia) species 4 (4.5%) 2/4(50%)
Apophysomyces elegans 5 (5.7%) 3/5(60%)
Cunninghamella species 7 (8.0%) 2/7(28.6%)
Mucor species 12 (13.6%) 7/12 (58.3%)
Rhizomucor species 6 (6.8%) 3/6 (50%)
Rhizopus species 52(59.1%) 19/52 (36.5%)
 Not speciated 26 (29.5%) 7/26 (26.9%)
Rhizopus oryzae 18 (20.5%) 7/18 (38.9%)
Rhizopus microsporus 5 (5.7%) 4/5 (80%)
Rhizopus rhizopodiformis 3 (3.4%) 1/3 (33.3%)
Other 2 (2.3%) 0/2 (0%)
Total 88 (100%) 36/88 (40.9%)