TABLE 1.

Mean Candida CFU for women symptomatically and asymptomatically infected

Status postinoculation (total no. of women)Mean Candida CFU ± SEMa
Symptomatically infected (10)428 ± 45
Asymptomatically infected (8)108 ± 20
  • a Based on lateral swab and growth after 48 h on Sabouraud dextrose agar and Chromagar.