Table 3.

Sterols found in cultures of the C. albicans isolatesa

PatientIsolate% of sterols
3,6-DiolErgosterolObtusifoliolTrimethylsterolsb
IC232.490.72.54.4
IC322.591.71.64.2
IC391.691.91.05.5
IIC451.589.94.34.3
IIC183.488.63.84.2
IIC464.989.62.62.9
IIIC331.991.21.95.0
IIIC340.590.62.46.5
IIIC268.189.40.02.5
IIIC823.289.12.45.3
IVC271.589.82.26.4
IVC375.487.02.65.0
IVC405.390.81.02.8
VC432.589.21.75.4
VC4830.760.41.74.7
VC5621.173.71.33.2
  • a These results are from pilot experiments.

  • b The trimethylsterol fraction is a mixture of lanosterol and eburicol.