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Table 1 Demographic and clinical description of Iranian cancer patients with oral colonization or infection

From: Identification of uncommon oral yeasts from cancer patients by MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry

Cancer Type Count Candidiasis / Colonization Species Prophylaxis
Anamorph Teleomorph
Total (%) Sex (M/F)
Basal Cell Carcinoma 1 (0.6%) 0/1 0/1 C. albicans (1) Unknown 1
Breast Cancer 10 (6.1%) 0/10 3/7 C. albicans (9) - 1
C. krusei (1) Pichia kudriavzevii (1965)
Bronchial Adenoma 1 (0.6%) 1/0 0/1 C. albicans (1)
Congestive Heart Failure 1 (0.6%) 0/1 0/1 C. albicans (1)
Colorectal Cancer 18 (11.1%) 9/9 3/15 C. albicans (7) - 1
C. glabrata (5) Unknown
C. kefyr (3) Kluyveromyces marxianus (1971)
C. dubliniensis (2) Unknown
C. lusitaniae (1) Clavispora lusitaniae
Nasopharyngeal Cancer 1 (0.6%) 1/0 1/0 C. albicans (1)
Esophagus Cancer 6 (3.7%) 2/4 0/6 C. glabrata (3) -
C. albicans (2) -
C. krusei (1) Pichia kudriavzevii (1965)
Gastric Cancer 13 (8.0%) 8/5 2/11 C. albicans (8) - 2
C. glabrata (2) -
C. dubliniensis (1) -
C. tropicalis (1) Unknown
Saprochata capitata (1) Unknown
Hepatocellular Carcinoma 5 (3.1%) 2/3 1/4 C. albicans (3) - 1
C. glabrata (2) -
Renal Cell Carcinoma 1 (0.6%) 1/0 0/1 C. albicans (1)
Lung Carcinoma 13 (8.0%) 10/3 3/10 C. albicans (10) -
C. glabrata (3) -
Lymphoma 83 (51.2%) 57/26 20/63 C. albicans (32) - 16
C. glabrata (22) -
C. krusei (14) Pichia kudriavzevii (1965)
C. tropicalis (6) -
C. dubliniensis (3) -
C. kefyr (3) Kluyveromyces marxianus (1971)
C. eremophila (1) Pichia kluyveri
C. parapsilosis (1) Unknown
C. robusta (1) Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Nasopharyngeal Cancer 2 (1.2%) 2/0 0/2 C. glabrata (2)
Pancreatic Cancer 1 (0.6%) 1/0 0/1 C. albicans (1)
Prostate Cancer 1 (0.6%) 1/0 0/1 C. albicans (1)
Sarcoma 1 (0.6%) 1/0 0/1 C. glabrata (1)
Uterine Cancer 4 (2.5%) 0/4 0/4 C. albicans (4)
Total 162 (≈100%) 95/67 33/129 C. albicans (82) - 22
C. glabrata (40) -
C. krusei (16) Pichia kudriavzevii (1965)
C. tropicalis (7) -
C. dubliniensis (6) -
C. kefyr (6) Kluyveromyces marxianus (1971)