Candida auris: A rapidly emerging cause of hospital-acquired multidrug-resistant fungal infections globally

@inproceedings{Chowdhary2017CandidaAA,
  title={Candida auris: A rapidly emerging cause of hospital-acquired multidrug-resistant fungal infections globally},
  author={Anuradha Chowdhary and Cheshta Sharma and Jacques F Meis},
  booktitle={PLoS pathogens},
  year={2017}
}
Candidiasis, which includes both superficial infections and invasive disease, is the most common cause of fungal infection worldwide. Candida bloodstream infections (BSI) cause significant mortality and elicit a major threat to intensive care unit (ICU) patients [1]. The annual global burden of Candida spp. BSIs is about 400,000 cases, with most cases reported from the developed world. Although Candida albicans remains the most frequently isolated Candida species in the clinical setting, in… CONTINUE READING