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Table 3 Species distribution of Candida in blood stream infections in various studies.

From: Epidemiology and antifungal resistance in invasive candidiasis

Reference 9 Artemis 10 Sentry 11 Horn 12 Ostrosky 13 Cisterna 14 Arendrup 15 Fleck 16 Borg
Year 2005-2007 2008-2009 2004-2008 1995/1999 2008-2009 2004-2009 2004-2006 2004-2005
Location worldwide worldwide USA USA Spain Denmark Germany Germany
n 88647 1354 2019 2000 984 2901 512 561
C. albicans 65 48.4 45.6 36.7 49.1 57.1 43 58.5
C. glabrata 11.7 18.2 26 22.9 13.6 21.1 31.3 19.1
C. tropicalis 8 10.6 8.1 15.4 10.8 4.8 11.7 7.5
C. parapsilosis 5.6 17.1 15.6 19.6 20.7 3.7 5.7 8
C. krusei 2.5 2 2.5 2.5 2.1 4.1 3.7 1.4
C. guilliermondii 0.6   0.3      1.1
C. lusitaniae 0.6   0.8 1    ≤1 0.2
C. kefyr 0.6       ≤1  
C. inconspicua 0.3       ≤1 1.1
C. famata 0.3       ≤1 0.7
C. rugosa 0.2        0.2
C. dubliniensis 0.2   0.4 0.9   2.6   1.1
C. norvegensis 0.1        0.4
C. lipolytica 0.06       ≤1  
C. sake 0.08       ≤1  
C. pelliculosa 0.05        
C. apicola 0.06        
C. zeylanoides 0.02        
C. valida 0.01       ≤1  
C. intermedia 0.01       ≤1 0.4
C. pulcherrima < 0.01        
C. haemulonii < 0.01        
C. stellatoidea < 0.01        
C. utilis < 0.01       ≤1 0.4
C. humicola < 0.01        
C. lambica < 0.01        
C. ciferrii < 0.01        
C. colliculosa < 0.01       ≤1 0.4
C. holmii < 0.01        
C. marina < 0.01        
C. sphaerica < 0.01        
Candida spp. 4   0.7   3.6 5.1 4.7