Environment News

June 24, 2019

Understanding C. auris transmission with the healthcare environment

Environment news (via Science Daily):
Researchers have now shown that patients who are heavily colonized with Candida auris on their skin can shed the fungus and contaminate their surroundings. This finding provides an explanation for the extensive contamination that often occurs in healthcare facilities with C. auris outbreaks. These results can help inform infection control efforts.
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