Distribution of C. parapsilosis environmental and blood isolates, according to the defined classes of cytotoxicity. The majority of environmental isolates are included in the group causing between 30 and 60% cytotoxicity. Cellular damage induced by the yeast was quantified as the amount of LDH release by macrophages after 12 hours of infection.
Sabino et al. BMC Microbiology 2011 11:180 doi:10.1186/1471-2180-11-180