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. albicans 60 a55555054
C. glabrata 3 b3 b172316
C. parapsilosis 24 c21 c121215
C. tropicalis 710111010
C. krusei 4222
C. guilliermondii 32111
C. lusitaniae 22111
Candida spp.13111
  • a a P = 0.007 compared to those ≥65 years old.

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

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