TABLE 9.

Candida species distribution in adults and children as reported by different candidemia surveillance programs

Study populationSurveillance programaYrReferenceb% of totalc
C. albicansC. glabrataC. parapsilosisC. tropicalisC. krusei
AdultsFDR—Canada1992-1994322719871
NEMIS1993-199520548245190
MSG1995-1997188452112122
NNIS1989-199959121011NA
CDC1998-20009244261313NA
SENTRY1997-2000205502312102
ChildrenCDC1992-19931135304500
FDR—Canada1992-19943225623160
NEMIS1993-19952056362900
MSG1995-19971884963480
NNIS1989-19995423840
CDC1998-200092557197NA
SENTRY1997-20002056032470
  • a FDR, Fungal Disease Registry; NEMIS, National Epidemiology of Mycoses Study; MSG, Mycoses Study Group; NNIS, National Nosocomial Infection Surveillance System; CDC, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

  • b —, R. A. Hajjeh, presented at the 6th ASM Conference on Candida and Candidiasis, Tampa, FL, 13 to 17 January 2002.

  • c NA, not available.