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Table 3 Incidence of different Candida species in males and females, predefined age groups, neutropenic patients and those with short and long term follow up

From: Changing face of Candida colonization pattern in pediatric patients with hematological malignancy during repeated hospitalizations, results of a prospective observational study (2016–2017) in shiraz, Iran

Species type Sex Age group* Neutropenia Follow up duration  
Female Male 1–5 year > 5 year Yes No No Short term Long term  
Count % Count % Count % Count % Count % Count % Count % Count % Count %  
C. albicans 23 65.7% 36 76.6% 20 33.9% 39 66.1% 34 58.6% 24 41.4% 31 52.5% 2 3.4% 26 44.1%  
C. krusei 1 2.9% 5 10.6% 1 16.7% 5 83.3% 4 66.7% 2 33.3% 3 50.0% 1 16.7% 2 33.3%  
C. Kefyr 1 2.9% 1 2.1% 1 50.0% 1 50.0% 2 100.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 2 100.0%  
C. glabrata 1 2.9% 1 2.1% 2 100.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 2 100.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 2 100.0%  
C. parapsilosis 0 0.0% 2 4.3% 1 50.0% 1 50.0% 1 50.0% 1 50.0% 1 50.0% 0 0.0% 1 50.0%  
C. lusitaniae 1 2.9% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 1 100.0% 0 0.0% 1 100.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 1 100.0%  
C. Albicans/C. tropicalis 0 0.0% 1 2.1% 0 0.0% 1 100.0% 0 0.0% 1 100.0% 1 100.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0%  
C. Krusei/C. Tropicalis 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0%  
C. Kefyr/C. Parapsilosis 0 0.0% 1 2.1% 0 0.0% 1 100.0% 1 100.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 1 100.0% 0 0.0%  
Not defined 8 22.9% 0 0.0% 4 50.0% 4 50.0% 4 50.0% 4 50.0% 4 50.0% 0 0.0% 4 50.0%  
  1. *Colonization was not found in children younger than 12 months of age in this study