Trachea no. Antibiotic regimen Post-recovery tissue or solution culture Post-antibiotic incubation tissue or solution culture
1 Penicillin and streptomycin Candida guilliermondii, Pichia ohmeri Candida guilliermondii, Pichia ohmeri
2 Penicillin and streptomycin Negative Cladosporium sp.
3 Amikacin, vancomycin and caspofungin Klebsiella sp., Acinobacter bauminii Klebsiella sp.
4 Amikacin, vancomycin and caspofungin Coagulase-negative Staphylococcus, Propionibacterium acnes Negative
Table 2: Type of micro-organisms isolated from tracheal allografts recovered by National Cardiovascular Homograft Bank (NCHB).