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Table 4 Biofilm production from C. parapsilosis complex species isolated from different clinical sites

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

  C. parapsilosis C. metapsilosis C. orthopsilosis
  N Mean Abs ± SD Range N Mean Abs ± SD Range N Mean Abs
± SD
Range
Blood (N = 64) 62 0.415 ± 0.625 0.009–3.093 1 0.055 0.055–0.055 1 0.304 0.304–0.304
Urine (N = 31) 29 0.770 ± 0.949 0.016–3.903 1 0.094 0.094–0.094 1 0.564 0.564–0.564
Auricular sample (N = 43) 39 0.347 ± 0.347 0.003–1.559 3 0.080 ± 0.056 0.031–0.142 1 0.191 0.191–0.191
Respiratory tract (N = 4) 4 0.804 ± 0.615 0.172–1.612 0 0 0 0 0 0
Catheter (N = 9) 9 0.611 ± 0.562 0.080–1.776 0 0 0 0 0 0
Skin (N = 8) 7 0.334 ± 0.372 0.044–1.070 1 0.061 0.061–0.061 0 0 0
Nails (N = 2) 2 0.953 ± 1.303 0.032–1.875 0 0 0 0 0 0
Oral cavity (N = 3) 3 1113 ± 0,718 0.283–1.547 0 0 0 0 0 0
Vagina (N = 1) 1 0.824 0.824–0.824 0 0 0 0 0 0
Peritoneal fluid (N = 1) 1 0.263 0.263–0.263 0 0 0 0 0 0
Hand carriage (N = 16) 15 0.182 ± 0.174 0.021–0.482 0 0 0 1 0.145 0.145–0.145
Total (N = 182) 172 0.475 ± 0.633 0.003–3.903 6 0.075 ± 0.038 0.031–0.142 4 0.301 ± 0.187 0.145–0.564
  1. N: number of tested isolates
  2. n: number of isolates with positive activity for the corresponding hydrolytic enzyme
  3. SD: standard deviation