Emergence of Candida auris: An International Call to Arms.

  title={Emergence of Candida auris: An International Call to Arms.},
  author={Cornelius J. Clancy and Minh Hong Nguyen},
  journal={Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America},
  volume={64 2},
On June 24, 2016, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued an extraordinary alert, advising US healthcare facilities “to be on the lookout for Candida auris in patients” [1]. The alert noted that C. auris infections had been identified in several countries since 2009. Although cases have not been described in the United States, CDC reported that a C. auris isolate from 2013 was detected during ongoing surveillance. Within a week, Public Health England (PHE) announced that C… CONTINUE READING
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