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Table 12 Enzymatic Activity (mm) Exhibited by C. albicans Isolated from Patients with Surgical Wound and Healthy Individuals

From: A comparative study on production of extracellular hydrolytic enzymes of Candida species isolated from patients with surgical site infection and from healthy individuals and their co-relation with antifungal drug resistance

Pz Value   Phospholipase Proteinase
Surgical wound
isolates (n = 54)
Healthy Individual
Isolates (n = 20)
Surgical wound isolates (n = 54) Healthy Individual
Isolates (n = 20)
< 0.69 ++++ 25 (54.34) 3 (25.0) 34 (69.38) 2 (14.28)
0.70–0.79 +++ 11 (23.91) 5 (41.66) 8 (16.32) 5 (37.71)
0.80–0.89 ++ 6 (13.04) 3 (25.0) 5 (10.20) 4 (28.57)
0.90–0.99 + 4 (8.69) 1 (8.33) 2 (4.08) 3 (21.42)
1.00 8 (14.81) 8 (40.0) 5 (9.25) 7 (30.0)
  1. Pz Value = Enzymatic activity zone, Numbers in parentheses are percentages