Controlling a possible outbreak of Candida auris infection: lessons learnt from multiple interventions.

@article{Biswal2017ControllingAP,
  title={Controlling a possible outbreak of Candida auris infection: lessons learnt from multiple interventions.},
  author={Manisha Biswal and Shivaprakash M Rudramurthy and Neha Garg Jain and A S Shamanth and Dharmendra Sharma and Kajal Jain and Lakshminarayana N. Yaddanapudi and Arunaloke Chakrabarti},
  journal={The Journal of hospital infection},
  year={2017},
  volume={97 4},
  pages={
          363-370
        }
}
BACKGROUND Multidrug-resistant Candida auris infection has been reported from five continents in recent years. The prevalence of C. auris invasive infection has been estimated at 5.3% for intensive-care-acquired candidaemia in India. The transmission of the organism between the patients and from environment to patients is rapid. AIM To understand the intra-hospital dynamics of C. auris transmission and to determine the possible interventions to prevent its spread. METHODS Surveillance of… CONTINUE READING
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