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Table 2 Causative Candida species and source of infection

From: Impact of host- and early treatment-related factors on mortality in ICU patients with candidemia: a bicentric retrospective observational study

VariablesTotal cohort (n = 68)30-day survivors (n = 31)30-day non-survivors (n = 37)P value
Causative Candida species*
Candida albicans40 (58.8)19 (61.3)21 (56.8)0.806
Candida glabrata17 (25.0)6 (19.4)11 (29.7)0.405
Candida parapsilosis8 (11.8)3 (9.7)5 (13.5)0.719
Candida tropicalis7 (10.3)3 (9.7)4 (10.8)1.000
Candida krusei1 (1.5)1 (3.2)0 (0.0)0.456
 Others1 (1.5)0 (0.0)1 (2.7)1.000
Source of infection
 CVC-related30 (44.1)15 (48.4)15 (40.5)0.625
 Intra-abdominal10 (14.7)4 (12.9)6 (16.2)0.745
 Skin and soft tissue4 (5.9)3 (9.7)1 (2.7)0.324
 Cardiovascular1 (1.5)0 (0.0)1 (2.7)1.000
 Others or unknown23 (33.8)9 (29.0)14 (27.8)0.607
  1. Values are given as n (%). CVC central venous catheter
  2. *Two causative Candida species were isolated simultaneously in 6 (8.8%) patients