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 States1992-1993113837521221104
United States1993-19952057956151510
United States1995-19971881,593462014122<11
United States1995-1998205934532010123
United States1998-200092935452413122
North America2001-20042242,77351221472<1<1
Canada1992-19943224156981071<11
Europe1992-1994299249491011119
Latin America1995-199639145374252412
Europe1997-19992912,0895614137211
Norway1991-20032591,4157013672<1<1
Taiwan1994-2000331,09550121421<1
Spain2002-2003535151923104
Europe2001-20042242,515601012951<1
Asia-Pacific2001-20042241,344561016142<1<1
Latin America2001-20042241,565507162024<1
Denmark2003-2004103076320443<1<1
Spain2001-2006491,99747121910531
  • a All studies cited were multicenter surveys.