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Table 2 Prevalence of throat colonization by Candida spp. and other than Haemophilus spp.Gram-negative bacteria in patients with lung cancer before (Examination I, EI) and after (Examination II, EII) perioperative prophylaxis without and with postoperative treatment

From: Haemophilus parainfluenzae as a marker of the upper respiratory tract microbiota changes under the influence of preoperative prophylaxis with or without postoperative treatment in patients with lung cancer

No. of patient E I E II
Yeasts Gram-negative bacteria Yeasts Gram-negative bacteria
2 Candida albicans Klyuvera spp. Candida albicans Klyuvera spp.
3 Candida albicans - Candida albicans -
5 - - Candida albicans -
6 - - Candida albicans -
7 - - Candida famata -
8 - Aeromonas hydrophila Candida albicans -
9 - - Candida albicans -
11 - - Candida albicans Morganella morganii
12 Candida albicans - Candida albicans -
13 - - Candida krusei Alcaligenes xylosoxidans
14 - - Candida famata -
15 Candida albicans - Candida albicans -
16 Candida albicans - Candida albicans -
17 Candida glabrata - Candida glabrata Klebsiella pneumoniae Escherichia coli
20 - Escherichia coli - -
21 Candida albicans - Candida albicans a -
22 Candida albicans - Candida albicans -
23 Candida albicans - Candida albicans Acinetobacter baumanii
24 Candida albicans - Candida albicans -
25   - Candida albicans -
26 Candida glabrata Candida famata - Candida glabrata Candida famata -
27 - - - Klebsiella pneumoniae
29 - - Candida albicans -
30 - - Candida famata -
  1. aTwo phenotypically different strains of Candida albicans were selected