TABLE 8.

Geographic variation in species distribution among BSI isolates of Candida

LocationStudy periodReferenceaNo. of isolates% of total by species
C. albicansC. glabrataC. parapsilosisC. tropicalisC. kruseiC. guilliermondiiC. lusitaniae
United States1992-1993 113 837521221104
United States1993-1995 205 7956151510
United States1995-1997 188 1,593462014122<11
United States1995-1998 205 934532010123
United States1998-2000 92 935452413122
North America2001-2004 224 2,77351221472<1<1
Canada1992-1994 322 4156981071<11
Europe1992-1994 299 249491011119
Latin America1995-1996 39 145374252412
Europe1997-1999 291 2,0895614137211
Norway1991-2003 259 1,4157013672<1<1
Taiwan1994-2000 33 1,09550121421<1
Spain2002-2003 5 35151923104
Europe2001-2004 224 2,515601012951<1
Asia-Pacific2001-2004 224 1,344561016142<1<1
Latin America2001-2004 224 1,565507162024<1
Denmark2003-2004 10 3076320443<1<1
Spain2001-2006 49 1,99747121910531
  • a All studies cited were multicenter surveys.