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 >10 b 8 8
9F33Infectious diseaseAIDS11Blood >10 64 6
10M71SurgeryPancreatectomy1Blood >10 2 6
11M43Digestive diseaseAIDS10Blood >10 512 0
12M59Digestive diseaseAIDS2Blood >10 1 0
13F58SurgeryAutolysis6Blood >10 4 0
14F96ICUPneumopathy2Drain 4.20 2 4
15M3SurgeryNeuroblastoma4Drain 4.15 1 0
16M70ICUPeritonitis4Peritoneum 2.59 08
17M65SurgeryPeritonitis5Peritoneum 1.00 08
18F65ICUAdenocarcinoma5Blood 0.86 2 5
19M30Infectious diseaseAIDS3Blood 0.69 00
20F47SurgeryInguinal hernia1Kidney00 10
21F67ICUPeritonitis3Drain0.230 10
22M54ICUPelvic abscess4Drain00 13
23M36SurgerySilicosis5Drain00 17
24F71SurgeryColectomy2Blood00 17
25M35SurgeryHepatocellular carcinoma peritonitis5Bladder00 20
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26M58Surgery4Drain00 20
27M58Digestive diseaseHysterectomy1Biopsy00 21
28M56HematologyCML6Blood00 38
29M46Burns unitBurns1Blood00 44
30M46SurgeryCirrhosis7Biopsy specimen, blood00 53
31F35Infectious diseaseAIDS, cholecystectomy1Blood00 53
32M64Infectious diseaseAsthma1Blood00 55
33M57SurgeryPulmonary lobectomy2Drain0.100 83
34M46Digestive diseaseCirrhosis2Drain0.320 100
35M74SurgeryAppendectomy5Blood00 100
36M70SurgerySmall intestine carcinoma4Drain, PLd 00 100
37M56SurgeryMesenteric fibroblastoma2Blood00 100
38F83Burns unitBurns2Blood 1.02 0 11
39M56SurgeryLiver transplantation6Blood 3.50 0 12 (7)e
40F72SurgerySmall intestine fistula3Blood 2.00 1 53 (9)
41M65UrologyVesical carcinoma5Drain 1.74 0 57 (21)
42F62ICUPeritonitis7Drain 3.50 1 80 (13)
43M67ICUSeptic shock6Drain 8.53 2 83 (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.