illustration showing a microscopic view of C. auris, with clusters of round balls connected by filaments
CDC Warns of Person-to-Person Transmission of Resistant Fungus
In a first, patients who hadn’t been treated with antifungals were found to carry Candida auris impervious to all three available classes of the drugs.
CDC Warns of Person-to-Person Transmission of Resistant Fungus
CDC Warns of Person-to-Person Transmission of Resistant Fungus

In a first, patients who hadn’t been treated with antifungals were found to carry Candida auris impervious to all three available classes of the drugs.

In a first, patients who hadn’t been treated with antifungals were found to carry Candida auris impervious to all three available classes of the drugs.

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Q&A: What to Know About the Drug-Resistant Fungus, Candida auris
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Under one name the species is used in food fermentation, and under the other it is a drug-resistant cause of yeast infections.
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