TABLE 1.

Species distributions of Candida Bloodstream Isolates by age group, SENTRY Program, 1997 to 2000abc

Species% of isolates from the individuals in the following age groups (yr [no. of isolates tested]):
≤1 (273)a2-15 (124)16-64 (1,028)≥65 (622)Total (2,047)
C. albicans60 a55555054
C. glabrata3 b3 b172316
C. parapsilosis24 c21 c121215
C. tropicalis710111010
C. krusei4222
C. guilliermondii32111
C. lusitaniae22111
Candida spp.13111
  • a aP = 0.007 compared to those ≥65 years old.

  • b bP < 0.001 compared to those ages 16 to 64 and ≥65 years.

  • c cP < 0.01 compared to those ages 16 to 64 and ≥65 years.