Table 1.

Underlying diseases, culture data, and results of antigen and antibody testing for patients with candidiasis

Patient no.SexaAge (yr)Hospital wardUnderlying conditionNo. of serum specimensSite of C. albicans isolationPeak antigen concn (ng/ml) by EIAMaximum latex agglutination assay titerPeak antibody response (AU) by EIA
1M74ICUSilicosis3Drain0.3806
2M40Burns unitBurns5Blood0.2805
3F71SurgeryColic cancer5Blood0.1209
4M42ICUAcute pancreatitis6Drain004
5M56SurgeryColic perforation1Peritoneum002
6F65ICUCardiomyopathy1Blood001
7M74SurgeryDuodenopancreatectomy1Blood001
8M28SurgerySplenic sarcoma2Blood>10b88
9F33Infectious diseaseAIDS11Blood>10646
10M71SurgeryPancreatectomy1Blood>1026
11M43Digestive diseaseAIDS10Blood>105120
12M59Digestive diseaseAIDS2Blood>1010
13F58SurgeryAutolysis6Blood>1040
14F96ICUPneumopathy2Drain4.2024
15M3SurgeryNeuroblastoma4Drain4.1510
16M70ICUPeritonitis4Peritoneum2.5908
17M65SurgeryPeritonitis5Peritoneum1.0008
18F65ICUAdenocarcinoma5Blood0.8625
19M30Infectious diseaseAIDS3Blood0.6900
20F47SurgeryInguinal hernia1Kidney0010
21F67ICUPeritonitis3Drain0.23010
22M54ICUPelvic abscess4Drain0013
23M36SurgerySilicosis5Drain0017
24F71SurgeryColectomy2Blood0017
25M35SurgeryHepatocellular carcinoma peritonitis5Bladder0020
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26M58Surgery4Drain0020
27M58Digestive diseaseHysterectomy1Biopsy0021
28M56HematologyCML6Blood0038
29M46Burns unitBurns1Blood0044
30M46SurgeryCirrhosis7Biopsy specimen, blood0053
31F35Infectious diseaseAIDS, cholecystectomy1Blood0053
32M64Infectious diseaseAsthma1Blood0055
33M57SurgeryPulmonary lobectomy2Drain0.10083
34M46Digestive diseaseCirrhosis2Drain0.320100
35M74SurgeryAppendectomy5Blood00100
36M70SurgerySmall intestine carcinoma4Drain, PLd00100
37M56SurgeryMesenteric fibroblastoma2Blood00100
38F83Burns unitBurns2Blood1.02011
39M56SurgeryLiver transplantation6Blood3.50012 (7)e
40F72SurgerySmall intestine fistula3Blood2.00153 (9)
41M65UrologyVesical carcinoma5Drain1.74057 (21)
42F62ICUPeritonitis7Drain3.50180 (13)
43M67ICUSeptic shock6Drain8.53283 (6)
  • a M, male; F, female.

  • b Boldface indicates positive results.

  • c CML, chronic myelocytic leukemia.

  • d PL, pleural liquid.

  • e Values in parentheses are antimannan antibody titer detected in the same sample which presented a peak of antigenemia.