Yeasticidal activity of chemical disinfectants and antiseptics against Candida auris.

  title={Yeasticidal activity of chemical disinfectants and antiseptics against Candida auris.},
  author={Ginny Moore and Silke Schelenz and Andrew M Borman and E M Johnson and Colin S. Brown},
  journal={The Journal of hospital infection},
  volume={97 4},
Candida auris appears to be transmitted readily between patients, yet information regarding the efficacy of environmental disinfection and skin decolonization is lacking. A quantitative suspension test (EN 13624:2013) was used to evaluate the yeasticidal activity of different chemical disinfectants and antiseptics against C. auris and Candida albicans. When tested in suspension, both a chlorine-based disinfectant and iodine-based skin antiseptic were effective against C. auris, suggesting that… CONTINUE READING
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