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Table 4 Distribution of the different Candida species (number of isolates, %) among different wards between 2010 and 2015

From: Correlation between antifungal consumption and the distribution of Candida species in different hospital departments of a Lebanese medical Centre

Ward Total Total NAC C. albicans (n = 1044) C. glabrata (n = 197) Non-speciated C. (n = 45) C. famata (n = 30) C. Kefyr (n = 19) C. parapsilosis (n = 12) C. lusitaniae (n = 11) C. krusei (n = 10) C. tropicalis (n = 5) C. guilliermondii (n = 4) P
Critical care 410 97 313 (76%) 60 (62%) 12 (12%) 12 (12%) 5 (5%) 3 (3%) 1 (1%) 3 (3%) 0 1 (1%) 0.005
IM 674 176 498 (74%) 106 (60%) 25 (14%) 11 (6%) 11 (6%) 5 (3%) 10 (6%) 4 (2%) 4 (2%) 0
OBGYN 58 5 53(91%) 5 (100%) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Hem/Onc 67 17 50 (75%) 8 (47%) 1 (6%) 4 (23%) 0 0 0 1 (6%) 1 (6%) 2 (12%)
Pediatrics 79 12 67 (85%) 4 (33%) 3 (25%) 1 (8%) 1 (8%) 3 (25%) 0 0 0 0
Surgery 89 26 63 (71%) 14 (54%) 4 (15%) 2 (8%) 2 (8%) 1 (4%) 0 2 (8%) 0 1 (4%)
  1. KEY: Hem/Onc = Haematology/oncology, IM = Internal medicine, NAC = non-albicans Candida, OBGYN = Obstetrics/gynaecology
  2. N.B. Percentages for Candida albicans are calculated from total isolates in each ward. Percentages for each of the non-albicans species are calculated from total NAC of each ward