Candida auris

Jan 29, 2020
Closeup of skin

Experiments illustrate how Candida auris colonizes skin

Candida auris formed biofilms that were 10 times as dense as those formed by C albicans.

Jan 09, 2020
Elderly patient in hospital

Three cases of worrisome pan-resistant C auris found in New York

The authors say the finding is concerning and emphasize the role of repeat susceptibility tests.

Nov 13, 2019
Carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter

CDC spotlights 'deadly threat' of antibiotic resistance

Resistant bacteria and fungi cause more than 2.8 million infections and 35,000 deaths a year in the United States, a new report says.

Jun 25, 2019
Hand on hospital bed rail

Study: Colonized Candida auris patients shed fungus via skin

To control the deadly fungus, scientists have to better understand how it spreads.

Apr 10, 2019
Candida auris

Novel antifungal shows early promise against Candida auris

Though success has been shown in only 2 patients, recruitment of more patients is under way.

Aug 15, 2017
Candida albicans

Candida auris spreading in UK hospitals

About a quarter of the 200 colonized patients had clinical illness, including 27 with bloodstream infections.

Jul 20, 2017
Scientist at microscope

CDC keeping a watchful eye on Candida auris

If illness from the fungus becomes more common, "We are dealing with the potential for a highly resistant bug to really take off."

Mar 17, 2021

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Mar 17, 2021

Candida auris in the environment
Contact precautions for MRSA
Feb 08, 2021

News Scan for Feb 08, 2021

Ebola returns to DRC
PAHO Candida auris alert
Avian flu outbreaks
Jan 22, 2021

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jan 22, 2021

Hospital discharge antibiotics
Candida auris uptick


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