Table 4

Culture findings in the enviromental samples collected from wet or humid locations in the ward.

Species

tap/incoming water (n = 62)

sink trap (n = 16)

surface (n = 6)


Fusarium spp

23

10

3

Rhodotorula spp

11

0

0

Geotrichum spp

1

3

1

Candida albicans

1

3

1

Candida parapsilosis

1

0

0

Candida krusei

0

2

0

Candida tropicalis

1

0

0

Aspergillus spp

1

1

0

Saccharomyces spp

0

1

0


The table shows culture findings for incoming water sources, sink traps, or on humid surfaces. Number of samples (n) taken from each location is shown in parenthesis.

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

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