Table 2

Results of nail microbiological investigations and ICAM-1 assays

SubjectsInvolved nailsICAM-1 concentration (ng/ml)Species% CSH*
*Cell surface hydrophobicity.
V.4Hands and feet46.80 C parapsilosis 85
V.7Hands and feet62.10 C albicans 77
V.10Hands and feet55.60 C parapsilosis 90
VI.5Feet only79.20 C albicans 95
VI.7Hands and feet58.00 C parapsilosis 82
VI.9Hands and feet54.60 C albicans 89
VII.2Hands and feet86.70 C albicans 78