TABLE 4.

4.5-year comparison of fluconazole-resistant C. albicans by locationa

Location (unit)1997-1998 data1999 data2000 data2001 data
% Rn% Rn% Rn% Rn
Dermatology0.0682.21390.91131.2253
Hematology-oncology1.33970.99392.03950.81,063
Medical0.31,0400.31,7970.82,3691.22,818
Medical ICU0.44940.61,2631.05251.01,159
NICU0.0620.0724.1732.9140
ObGyn1.46990.91,0690.37930.71,589
Other0.912,5051.35,8732.52,5151.04,597
Outpatient0.84730.51,4702.16060.91,004
Surgical1.32390.03681.02990.9861
Surgical ICU0.01160.02470.51940.0342
Urology0.03800.11,4110.0541.0104
    Total0.816,4730.814,6481.57,9361.013,930
  • a All specimen types were tested, and 89 institutions participated. n is the total count for that period and location.