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Table 1 Distribution of Candida species in epidemiological surveys during the past decades

From: Diagnosis of invasive candidiasis in the ICU

Author Period of observation Study Region No. of strains Candida
albicans
Candida
tropicalis
Candida
parapsilosis
Candida
glabrata
Candida krusei Other Candida
Pfaller et al. [10] 2008-2009 SENTRY Worldwide 2'085 48% 11% 17% 18% 2% 4%
    Europe 750 55% 7% 14% 16% 3% 4%
    North America 936 43% 11% 17% 24% 2% 4%
    Latin America 348 44% 17% 26% 5% 1% 5%
    Asia 51 57% 12% 14% 14% 2% 2%
Marra et al. [11] 2007-2010 SCOPE Brazil 137 34% 15% 24% 10% 2% 17%
Arendrup et al. [9] 2004-2007   Denmark 2901 57% 5% 4% 21% 4% 9%
Horn et al. [12] 2004-2008 PATH North America 2019 46% 8% 16% 26% 3% 1%
Leroy et al. [7] 2005-2006 AmarCand France
ICU
305 57% 5% 8% 17% 5% 8%
Talarmin et al. [13] 2004   France
West
193 55% 5% 13% 19% 4% 4%
Bougnoux et al. [14] 2001-2002   Paris
ICU
57 54% 9% 14% 17% 4% 2%
Marchetti et al. [2] 1991-2000 FUNGINOS Switzerland 1137 64% 9% 1% 15% 2% 9%
Sandven et al. [15] 1991-2003   Norway
Nationwide
1393 70% 7% 6% 13% 1% 3%
Pfaller et al. [16] 1997-2005 ARTEMIS Mondial ** 55'229 71% 5% 5% 10% 2% 7%
Tortorano et al. [8] 1997-1999 ECMM Europe 2089 52% 7% 13% 13% 2% 13%