Pathogens
Candida auris

Candida auris

Susceptibilities

General Information

Amphotericin B

Fungus - Yeast

  • Emerging fungus that presents a serious global health threat

  • C. auris has caused outbreaks in healthcare facilities and can spread through contact with affected patients and contaminated surfaces or equipment

Invasive disease:

  • Candidemia
  • Line infections
  • Intra-abdominal infection
  • Endocarditis
  • Infectious Disease consultation recommended
  • Report possible or confirmed C. auris test results immediately to your public health department
  • Some U.S. C. auris isolates have been found to be resistant to all three classes of antifungal drugs