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What the CDC is doing for the Candida auris problem

What the CDC is doing for the Candida auris problem Candida auris: A Drug-resistant Germ That Spreads in Healthcare Facilities Why is Candida auris a problem? It causes serious infections. auris can cause bloodstream infections and even death, particularly in hospital and nursing home patients with serious medical problems. More than 1 in 3 patients with invasive C. auris infection […]

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Sep

Pan-Resistant Candida auris Identified in Texas

Health Advisory: Pan-Resistant Candida auris Identified in Texas March 16, 2021 In January 2021, Candida auris became a Texas notifiable condition with required isolate submission to the DSHS Laboratory in Austin. Since it became reportable, seven cases of C. auris have been reported in Texas residents. Two of these cases were identified as resistant to all three classes of […]

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Sep

Superbug Fungus in Two Collin County Hospitals Killed Four

Superbug Fungus in Two Collin County Hospitals Killed Four, Officials Say nbcdfw.com   Health officials said the general public is not typically at risk of contracting Candida auris, a drug-resistant fungus that causes invasive infections, outside of a hospital or health care setting Published July 23, 2021 • Updated on July 23, 2021 at 11:05 pm     After U.S. […]

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