April 21, 2022

Surfaces near patients with C. auris commonly re-contaminated within hours of cleaning

April 21st, 2022|Categories: Antibiotic resistance|Tags: |

Room surfaces near patients colonized with Candida auris were commonly re-contaminated within hours of cleaning or disinfection Date: April 20, 2022 Source: Healio Author: Caitlyn Stulpin Excerpt: "They collected samples from participants’ body sites and the surfaces around them before their rooms were cleaned and disinfected, followed by the [...]

June 26, 2019

Skin shedding may contribute to spread of C. auris

June 26th, 2019|Categories: Antibiotic resistance|Tags: |

Pathogenic yeast's mechanisms of transmission may be via skin. Date: June 23, 2019 Source: Healio Infectious Disease News Excerpt: "Patients colonized with Candida auris carry a high burden of the emerging and often multidrug-resistant fungal pathogen on their skin, suggesting that the natural process of skin shedding among these [...]

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