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Table 3 Association between candida species isolated from vaginal swabs of pregnant women and various clinical outcomes (n = 165)

From: Prevalence and antifungal susceptibility of Candida albicans causing vaginal discharge among pregnant women in Lebanon

  Delivery week (preterm delivery) Delivery Type (C-section) Gestational Diabetes
n (%)
Gestational Complications
n (%)
Induced Labor
n (%)
Recurrent urinary track infection
n (%)
C. albicans Yes
n = 24
15 (62.5%) p = 0.57 5 (20.1%) p = 0.76 8 (33.3%) p = 0.04 10 (41.7%) p = 0.93 8 (33.3%) p = 0.72 1 (4.2%) p = 0.55
No
n = 141
72 (51.1%) 19 (13.5%) 34 (24.1%) 57 (40.7%) 42 (29.8%) 3 (2.1%)
C. glabrata Yes
n = 17
13 (66.5%) P = 0.02 6 (35.3%) p = 0.32 6 (35.3%) p = 0.13 16 (94.1%) p ≤ 0.001 6 (35.3%) p = 0.54 1 (0.06%) p = 0.52
No
n = 148
63 (42.6%) 38 (25.7%) 33 (22.3%) 42 (28.4%) 41 (27.7%) 2 (0.01%)
C. krusei Yes
n = 7
5 (71.4%) P = 0.01 4 (57.1%) p = 0.24 2 (28.5%) p = 0.19 5 (71.4%) p ≤ 0.001 3 (42.8%) p = 0.46 1 (14.3%) p = 0.43
No
n = 158
55 (34.8%) 61 (38.6%) 33 (20.8%) 47 (29.7%) 48 (30.3%) 4 (0.02%)
  1. p value < 0.05 was considered significant