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Table 1 The numbers of yeast isolates among various clinical samples

From: An alarming rise of non-albicans Candida species and uncommon yeasts in the clinical samples; a combination of various molecular techniques for identification of etiologic agents

Yeast speciesClinical sample (number)Ward (number)Predisposing factor (number)Molecular method for identificationMale to female sex ratioTotal numberMedian age
C. albicansUrine (39), Fingernail (11), Skin lesion (9), BAL (8), Vaginal discharge (3), Blood (3), Ear discharge (1), Eye discharge (1), trachea (1)Outpatient (39), Gynaecology (10), ICU (9), Infectious Diseases (8), Surgical (3), Men (3), Neonatal (2), Dialysis (1), NICU (1)Pregnancy (15), Diabetes Mellitus (10), Burn (2), Liver Cancer (1), Hepatitis (1), Leukemia (1), Asthma (1), Kidney stone (1), Lupus (1)PCR–RFLP, Duplex-PCR33/437642.3
C. glabrataUrine (72), Blood (5), Toenail (3), Skin lesion (5), trachea (2), Ear Discharge (1), Thrush (1), BAL (1), Vaginal discharge (1), Fingernail (1)Outpatient (41), Surgical (13), NICU (12), ICU (7), Infectious Diseases (6), Gynaecology (5), CCU (3), General Neurology (3), Dialysis (1), Burn (1)Diabetes Mellitus (20), Pregnancy (18), Kidney Stone (4), Burn (3), Lymphoma (1), Breast Cancer (1), Renal Failure (1), Splenectomy (1), Asthma (1), Tuberculosis (1), Constipation (1)PCR–RFLP, Multiplex-PCR29/639243.3
Pichia kudriavzevii (teleomorph of the Candida krusei)Urine (7), BAL (1)Outpatient (3), Surgical (2), ICU (1), NICU (1), Neonatal (1)Pregnancy (3), Kidney Stone (1), Tuberculosis (1)PCR-sequencing3/5850.3
C. kefyrUrine (6), Skin lesion (1)Outpatient (4), Surgical (1), ICU (1), NICU (1)Diabetes Mellitus (3), Burn (1)PCR–RFLP4/3740.1
C. parapsilosisFingernail (2), Toenail (1), Skin lesion (1), Urine (1), Thrush (1)Outpatient (4), NICU (2)Diabetes Mellitus (1)PCR–RFLP, Multiplex-PCR2/4640
C. tropicalisUrine (3)Outpatient (2), General Neurology (1)Diabetes Mellitus (1), Leukemia (1)PCR–RFLP2/1337.3
C. dubliniensisBAL (1)Infectious Diseases (1)PCR–RFLP, Duplex-PCR0/1135
C. guilliermondiiUrine (1)Outpatient (1)PCR–RFLP0/1133
C. orthopsilosisFingernail (1)Outpatient (1)PCR–RFLP, Multiplex-PCR0/1141
C. famata (Debaryomyces hansenii)Urine (1)NICU (1)PCR–RFLP0/1147
Kluyveromyces marxianus (teleomorph of the Candida parapsilosis)BAL (1)Infectious Diseases (1)PCR-sequencing0/1165
Trichosporon asahiiUrine (4)ICU (1), Dialysis (1), Surgical (1), Outpatient (1)Diabetes Mellitus (3), Renal Failure (1)PCR-sequencing1/3441.5
Pichia terricolaUrine (1)Maternity (1)Pregnancy (1)PCR-sequencing0/1135
  1. ICU intensive care unit, NICU newborn intensive care unit, BAL bronchoalveolar lavage