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Table 2 Level of phospholipase, caseinase, gelatinase and hemolysin production by C. parapsilosis complex species and C. albicans

From: Virulence factors, antifungal susceptibility and molecular mechanisms of azole resistance among Candida parapsilosis complex isolates recovered from clinical specimens

  Phospholipase activity
(number of isolates /rate of isolates)
Caseinase activity
(number of isolates /rate of isolates)
Gelatinase activity
(number of isolates /rate of isolates)
Hemolysin activity
(number of isolates /rate of isolates)
  Mean (Pz)
± SD
Strong
n (%)
Moderate
n (%)
Weak
n (%)
Nul
n (%)
Mean (Pz)
± SD
Strong
n (%)
Moderate
n (%)
Weak
n (%)
Nul
n (%)
Mean (Pz)
± SD
Strong Moderate Weak nul Mean (Pz)
± SD
Strong Moderate Weak nul
C.parapsilosis Complex (n = 182) 0.86
±0.13
16
(8.8)
92
(50.5)
3
(1.6)
71
(39)
0.51
±0.18
156
(85.7)
10
(5.5)
1
(0.5)
15
(8.2)
0.71
±0.09
85
(46.7)
91
(50)
0
(0)
6
(3.3)
0.62
±0.1
141
(77.5)
41
(22.5)
0
(0)
0
(0)
C.parapsilosis (n = 172) 0.85
±0.12
16
(9.3)
92
(53.5)
3
(1.7)
61
(35.5)
0.5
±0.18
150
(87.2)
6
(3.5)
1
(0.6)
15
(8.7)
0.71
±0.09
81
(47.1)
85
(49.4)
0
(0)
6
(3.5)
0.61
±0.09
137
(79.7)
35
(20.3)
0
(0)
0
(0)
C.metapsilosis (n = 6) 1
±0
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
6
(100)
0.72
±0.1
2
(33.3)
4
(66.7)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0.72
±0.11
3
(50)
3
(50)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0.81
±0.08
1
(16.7)
5
(83.3)
0
(0)
0
(0)
C.orthopsilosis (n = 4) 1
±0
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
4
(100)
0.49
±0.07
4
(100)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0.71
±0.04
1
(25)
3
(75)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0.63
±0.09
3
(25)
1
(75)
0
(0)
0
(0)
C.albicans (n = 32) 0.62
±0.16
26
(81.3)
2
(6.3)
0
(0)
4
(12.5)
0.69
±0.12
19
(59.4)
9
(28.1)
4
(12.5)
0
(0)
0.72
±0.04
7
(21.9)
25
(78.1)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0.7
±0.11
15
(46.9)
16
(50)
1
(3.1)
0
(0)
  1. N: number of tested isolates
  2. n: number of isolates with positive activity for the corresponding hydrolytic enzyme
  3. SD: standard deviation