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Volume 9, Number 8—August 2003

Research

Candidemia in Finland, 1995–1999

Eira Poikonen*Comments to Author , Outi Lyytikäinen†, Veli-Jukka Anttila‡, and Petri Ruutu†
Author affiliations: *Peijas Hospital, Vantaa, Finland; †National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland; ‡Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland

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Table 2

Distribution of Candida spp. causing bloodstream infections, Finland, 1995–1999a

Candida species 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 1995–1999
C. albicans
67
(57)
75
(67)
73
(66)
61
(62)
73
(83)
70
(335)
Non-C. albicans
33
(28)
25
(22)
27
(24)
39
(40)
27
(30)
30
(144)
C. glabrata
14
(12)
3
(3)
8
(7)
8
(8)
10
(11)
9
(41)
C. krusei
5
(4)
12
(10)
4
(4)
15
(16)
5
(6)
8
(40)
C. parapsilosis
11
(9)
1
(1)
6
(5)
6
(6)
5
(6)
5
(27)
C. tropicalis
1
(1)
3
(3)
1
(1)
5
(5)
3
(3)
3
(13)
Other 2 (2) 6 (5) 8 (7) 5 (5) 4 (4) 5 (23)

aPercent (no.).

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