Table 2

Candida colonization of the haematological patients.

04/2005

(n = 55)

05/2005

(n = 112)

06/2005

(n = 76)

09/2005

(n = 35)

10/2005

(n = 136)

11/2005

(n = 109)


Candida albicans

43.6

54.5

50

62.8

70.6

70.6

Candida glabrata

0

0

0

0

1.5

8.3

Candida krusei

7.2

11.6

5.2

25.7

19.1

13.8

Candida tropicalis

3.6

0.9

0

0

0

0

Candida norwegiansis

0

0.9

0

0

0

0

Candida guillermondii

0

0

2.6

5.7

0

0

Candida parapsilosis

0

0

0

0

2.8

0

Geotrichum spp

10.9

8.9

6.6

5.7

5.8

0

Fusarium spp

0.2

0.9

0

0

0

0

negative

25.5

42.9

52.6

22.9

21.3

22.0


The table shows percentages of surveillance cultures that were positive for fungal species. The samples were collected during April 2005 (04/2005) to November 2005 (11/2005). Some samples grew several fungal species.

Number of cultures (n) is shown in parenthesis.

Hautala et al. BMC Infectious Diseases 2007 7:97   doi:10.1186/1471-2334-7-97

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