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Table 2 Summary of patient characteristics and taxonomic affinities of fungi in the samples based on ITS1 and ITS2 sequences

From: Rapid identification of fungi in culture-negative clinical blood and respiratory samples by DNA sequence analyses

Patient ID (Accession #) Patient characteristics Sample source Putative taxa Identity (%)/# bp
Sex Age Location
223 (KF798202) Female 57 Hematology/oncology Blood Lecanicillium kalimantanense a 96/827
235 (FJ223846) Female 62 Dermatology Blood Fusarium graminearum b 100/217
406 (FJ223846) Female <1 Neonatal ICU Blood Cladosporium cladosporioides b 100/215
527 (KF803254) Male 44 Medical ICU BAL Candida albicans b 99/509
533 (KF803255) Male 21 Pulmonary Sputum Candida albicans b 99/444
534 (KF825543) Male 68 Medical ICU Sputum Aspergillus flavus c 100/236
611 (KF825542) Female 52 Medical ICU BAL Aspergillus fumigatus c 100/232
612 (KF825546) Female 77 Medical ICU BAL Aureobasidium pullulans b 99/274
614 (KF825545) Female 54 Cardiology ICU Sputum Engyodontium album b 98/201
626 (KF803256) Female 75 Cardiology Sputum Candida albicans b 100/560
632ad (KF803257) Female 73 Pulmonary Sputum Candida albicans b 100/562
632bd (KF825541) Female 73 Pulmonary Sputum Candida glabrata b 98/860
802 (KF825544) Female 20 Medical ICU Sputum Alternaria alternata b 96/426
  1. BAL bronchoalveolar lavage
  2. aArthropod-associated; Occasional infections in immunocompromised patients [42]
  3. bDocumented infections of immunocompromised patients
  4. cHuman pathogen
  5. dTwo separate prominent sequences were recovered from patient 632 (632a and 632b)