Table 1.

Species distribution of Candida bloodstream isolates: SENTRY Program, 1997 to 1999

Species% Isolates by geographic areaa
U.S. (n = 589)Canada (n = 161)Latin America (n = 132)Europe (n = 302)
C. albicans 55604558
C. glabrata 21b 12610
C. parapsilosis 111625c 19c
C. tropicalis 9616d 7
C. krusei 2211
Candida spp.2475
  • a n, no. tested. U.S., United States.

  • b P ≤ 0.01 compared to prevalence in other geographic areas.

  • c P ≤ 0.001 compared to prevalence in the United States.

  • d P ≤ 0.03 compared to prevalence in other geographic areas.