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Table 2 Distribution of Candida species isolated from the colonized and infected patients

From: Antifungal susceptibility testing of Candida species isolated from the immunocompromised patients admitted to ten university hospitals in Iran: comparison of colonizing and infecting isolates

Candida spp. Colonized isolates Number/% Invasive isolates Number/% Total
Candida albicans 237 (56.3%) 273(64.2%) 510 (60.3%)
Candida tropicalis 36 (8.6%) 38 (8.9%) 74 (8.8%)
Candida glabrata 53(12.6%) 18 (4.7%) 71(8.3%)
Candida famata 28 (6.7%) 20 (4.6%) 48 (5.7%)
Candida parapsilosis 12 (2.9%) 35 (8.2%) 47 (5.6%)
Candida kefyr 18 (4.3%) 20 (4.7%) 38(4.5%)
Candida krusei 13 (3%) 10 (2.4%) 23(2.7%)
Candida dubliniensis 10 (2.3%) 3 (0.7%) 13(1.5%)
Othersa 14 (3.3%) 8 (1.9%) 22 (2.6%)
Total 421 425 846
  1. aOthers included: Candida intermedia, Candida lusitaniae and Candida guilliermondii