Table 3.

Use of trehalose-sucrose assimilation test to identify yeast isolates obtained from patients receiving antifungal treatment at time of sampling

OrganismNo. of isolatesNo. of isolates testing positive
TrehaloseSucrose
4 h24 h4 h24 h
C. albicans90000
C. glabrata10101000
C. kefyr20022
C. tropicalis10011
C. krusei10000
S. cerevisiae10011