Table 5.

Frequencies and incidences of the visceral mycoses by agea

Age (yr)Total no. of autopsy casesTotal mycosesCandidaAspergillusCryptococcusZygomycetesOtherUnknownComplicated
n%n%n%n%n%n%n%n%
Neonatal babies1,491231.54181.2100.0000.0000.0000.0050.3400.00
0–91,324403.02171.28120.9100.0020.1500.0070.5320.15
10–19532529.77142.63254.7000.0040.7500.0061.1330.56
20–298368410.05364.31344.0720.2450.6000.0060.7210.12
30–391,203846.98292.41312.5850.4250.4200.00110.9130.25
40–493,9421563.96390.99751.90100.2550.1300.00200.5170.18
50–598,1693123.821051.291201.47140.17100.1220.02470.58140.17
60–6916,3855443.321921.172091.28270.16180.1110.01750.46220.13
70–7915,5615373.451941.252201.41300.19110.0710.01620.40190.12
≥809,5671861.94920.96480.50170.1870.0700.00180.1940.04
Total59,0102,0183.427361.257741.311050.18670.1140.012570.44750.13
  • a The highest frequency of mycoses was observed for individuals in their 20s, whereas the highest incidence was in those in their 60s and 70s. Neonatal babies showed a tendency to suffer from candidiasis due to an endogenous pathogen. These data were taken from references 36 and37.