TABLE 2.

Agents of opportunistic mycosesa

Organism(s)bNo. of cases/ million/yrCase/fatality ratio (%)
Yeasts
    Candida species72.833.9
        C. albicans
        C. glabrata
        C. parapsilosis
        C. tropicalis
        C. krusei
        C. lusitaniae
        C. rugosa
        C. guilliermondii
        C. inconspicua
        C. norvegensis
    Cryptococcus species65.512.7
    Other yeasts
Hyaline molds
    Aspergillus species12.423.3
    Zygomycetes1.730.0
    Other hyalohyphomycetes1.214.3
Dematiaceous molds1.00
Pneumocystis jiroveci
  • a Data abstracted from the study of Rees et al. (242).

  • b This list is not all-inclusive.