Table 1.

Effects of inoculum size, incubation time, and glucose concentration on the growth of Candida spp.

MediumMean OD ± SD (range) for:
Standard inoculum (∼103 CFU/ml) incubated for:Large inoculum (∼104 CFU/ml) incubated for:
24 h48 h24 h48 h
RPMI 16400.31 ± 0.11 (0.064–0.48)0.48 ± 0.11 (0.31–0.78)0.40 ± 0.09 (0.29–0.58)0.48 ± 0.07 (0.30–0.68)
RPMI 1640 + 2% glucose0.36 ± 0.14 (0.06–0.64)0.65 ± 0.14 (0.29–0.82)0.48 ± 0.12 (0.18–0.68)0.68 ± 0.08 (0.49–0.83)