TABLE 1.

Concordance of Fungal and Bacterial Blood Cultures in Identifying Fungemia

Fungal OrganismsNo Growth in Bacterial Blood CulturesGrowth in Bacterial and Fungal Blood CulturesTotal
Candida albicans7*4451
Malassezia furfur213
Aureobasidium202
Acremonium101
Candida glabrata134
Candida parapsilosis11718
Candida tropicalis1910
Rhodotorula pilimanae101
Candida guilliermondii011
Candida krusei022
Candida lusitaniae022
Coccidioides immitis011
Scedosporium prolificans011
Total168197
  • * In 2 of 7 patients, bacterial blood cultures were not performed in the presence of positive fungal blood culture.

  • In 2 of 44 patients, bacterial blood cultures were positive in the presence of negative fungal blood cultures.