A Candida auris Outbreak and Its Control in an Intensive Care Setting.

  title={A Candida auris Outbreak and Its Control in an Intensive Care Setting.},
  author={David W. Eyre and Anna E. Sheppard and Hilary Madder and Ian Moir and Ruth Moroney and T Phuong Quan and David Griffiths and Sophie George and Lisa Butcher and Marcus R. Morgan and Robert E. Newnham and Mary Sunderland and Tiphanie Clarke and Dona Foster and Peter B. Hoffman and Andrew M Borman and Elizabeth Johnson and Ginny Moore and Colin Stewart Brown and A Sarah Walker and Tim E. A. Peto and Derrick W. Crook and Katie J M Jeffery},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  volume={379 14},
BACKGROUND Candida auris is an emerging and multidrug-resistant pathogen. Here we report the epidemiology of a hospital outbreak of C. auris colonization and infection. METHODS After identification of a cluster of C. auris infections in the neurosciences intensive care unit (ICU) of the Oxford University Hospitals, United Kingdom, we instituted an intensive patient and environmental screening program and package of interventions. Multivariable logistic regression was used to identify… CONTINUE READING


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