Table 1.

Species distribution of Candida bloodstream isolates by geographic area, SENTRY Program, 1997 and 1998a

Geographic areaYrNo. of isolates% of isolates by species
C. albicansC. glabrataC. parapsilosisC. tropicalisC. kruseiUnspecified Candida spp.
United States199720356.218.78.96.92.56.9
199820654.421.815.05.81.02.0
Canada19976152.511.522.98.21.63.3
19985770.112.37.05.21.83.6
Latin America19974240.52.438.111.97.1
19986544.69.218.520.01.56.2
All199730653.315.015.77.82.06.5
199832855.217.714.38.51.23.1
  • a Adapted from the work of Pfaller et al. (20) and Diekema et al. (4).