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Table 4 The prevalence of colonization with different Candida species in oral and nasal discharges, and stool and urine samples

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

Total samples (number) Candida species Number of positive samples Prevalence (% of total oral samples)
Oral (195) C. Albicans 83 77.6
C. Krusei 4 3.7
C. Parapsilosis 4 3.7
C. Glabrata 3 2.8
C. Kefyr 2 1.8
C. Tropicalis 2 1.8
Not defined 9 8.4
Nasal (220) C. Albicans 10 76.9
C. kefir 1 7.6
C. famata 1 7.6
Not defined 1 7.6
Stool (24) C. Albicans 13 65
C. Krusei 3 15
C. Kefyr 1 5
C. Parapsilosis 1 5
C. Glabrata 1 5
C. Tropicalis 1 5
Urine (44) *
  1. *No colonization was found in urine specimens