Invasive Infections with Multidrug-Resistant Yeast Candida auris, Colombia.

January 19, 2017 at 8:24 am

Emerg Infect Dis. 2017 Jan;23(1):162-164.

Morales-López SE, Parra-Giraldo CM, Ceballos-Garzón A, Martínez HP, Rodríguez GJ, Álvarez-Moreno CA, Rodríguez JY.

Abstract

Candida auris is an emerging multidrug-resistant fungus that causes a wide range of symptoms. We report finding 17 cases of C. auris infection that were originally misclassified but correctly identified 27.5 days later on average. Patients with a delayed diagnosis of C. auris had a 30-day mortality rate of 35.2%.

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Entry filed under: Antimicoticos, Biología Molecular, Epidemiología, Health Care-Associated Infections, Infecciones emergentes, Infecciones micoticas, Metodos diagnosticos, Sepsis, Update.

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