TABLE 1.

Detection of growth in simulated candidemia by the BACTEC 9240 using Aerobic Plus/F and Anaerobic Plus/F blood culture bottles

Candida sp. (no. of isolates)No. of isolates recovered
Both bottlesAerobic bottle onlyAnaerobic bottle onlyNeither bottle
C. albicans (12)01101
C. tropicalis (12)4800
C. glabrata (9)4212
C. krusei (5)1400
C. lusitaniae (3)1200
C. parapsilosis (3)0300
C. guilliermondii (2)0200
C. kefyr (2)0200
C. firmetaria (1)0100
C. rugosa (1)0001
Total (50)103514