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Table 1 Distribution of Candida species of fatal outcome attributed to disseminated candidemia

From: Risk factors for fatal candidemia caused by Candida albicans and non-albicans Candida species

  Blood isolates (N = 130) Death directly related to candidemia (N = 55)
species % in Number 130 isolates % in Number 55 isolates % in species of blood isolates
C. albicans 68 52.3 28 50.9 41.2
non-albicans Candida species 62 47.7 27 49.1 43.5
   C. tropicalis 32 24.7 10 18.2 31.3
   C. glabrata 13 10.0 8 14.5 61.5
   C. parapsilosis 12 9.2 6 10.9 50.0
   C. guilliermondii 2 1.5 1 1.8 50.0
   C. peniculosa 2 1.5 2 3.6 100.0
   C. famata 1 0.8 0 0 0