Table 3.

Patient and environmental distribution of C. glabrata isolates, strain types, and room numbersa

UnitTotal no. of patients in studyNo. of patients positive for C. glabrataPatients with newly acquired strainsEnvironmental isolatesNo. of patients colonized with C. glabrata upon transfer to study unit
No. of patientsRoom no.Strain typebNo. of isolatesRoom no.Strain type
MICU-I216526, 27, 28, 3110, 15, 18, 23, 24226011
MICU-II235327, 31, 3301, 02, 19, 2502
BMTU541383, 4, 5, 7, 10, 12, 13, 19, 20, 2201, 02, 06, 07, 08, 09, 2013 015
  • a Refer to Fig. 2 for descriptions of the different strain types.

  • b One strain was common to five patients and three environmental surfaces.