TABLE 3.

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

Country (no. of sites)1997-1998 data1999 data2000 data2001 data
% Rn% Rn% Rn% Rn
Argentina (3)1.11832.31721.4741.6607
Australia (2)17.61025.91019.521
Belgium (3)0.18240.55660.33000.0450
Brazil (2)0.0441.45175.34750.0446
Canada (2)0.087
China (2)2.3869.8411.81132.293
Colombia (2)1.9521.01021.8390
Czech Republic (2)1.03080.58360.59850.2938
Ecuador (1)3.85211.02107.6250
France (4)1.2861.21702.52040.9456
Germany (6)5.0801.01020.0190.3299
Greece (1)9.0672.81093.61382.388
Hungary (5)2.35212.25011.81,016
Italy (7)1.91,0091.1696
Japan (1)0.04
Malaysia (1)0.04240.02950.06190.21,246
Mexico (2)0.0200.0460.0170.023
The Netherlands (1)1.12,0970.41,7901.51,204
Peru (1)0.7550
Poland (1)0.01720.0530.0470.0170
Portugal (1)15.11268.990
Russia (1)0.0210.0219.111
Singapore (1)0.5200
Slovakia (4)0.03490.01890.01380.5391
South Africa (6)0.42,5960.12,8930.31,2490.61,049
South Korea (1)0.04390.71390.0426
Spain (2)1.51,1061.97360.47740.9969
Sweden (1)1.13581.471
Switzerland (2)3.11301.2161
Taiwan (3)0.01140.050.0399
Thailand (2)0.0340.0800.0190.8130
Turkey (2)3.0670.021.1891.4141
United Kingdom (4)0.26,4060.74,4220.47590.1977
United States (9)2.1676
Venezuela (1)16.7303.7279.5951.7120
    Total0.816,4730.814,6481.57,9361.013,930
  • a All specimen types were tested, all locations were in hospitals, and 89 institutions participated. n is total count for that period and country.