Incursions of Candida auris into Australia, 2018
AuthorLane, CR; Seemann, T; Worth, LJ; Easton, M; Pitchers, W; Wong, J; Cameron, D; Azzato, F; Bartolo, R; Mateevici, C; ...
Source TitleEmerging Infectious Diseases
PublisherCENTERS DISEASE CONTROL & PREVENTION
University of Melbourne Author/sSeemann, Torsten; Howden, Benjamin; Marshall, Caroline; Slavin, Monica; Worth, Leon; Lane, Courtney; Cameron, Donna; Williamson, Deborah; Howden, Brian; Pitchers, William; ...
AffiliationMicrobiology and Immunology
Medicine and Radiology
Document TypeJournal Article
CitationsLane, C. R., Seemann, T., Worth, L. J., Easton, M., Pitchers, W., Wong, J., Cameron, D., Azzato, F., Bartolo, R., Mateevici, C., Marshall, C., Slavin, M. A., Howden, B. P. & Williamson, D. A. (2020). Incursions of Candida auris into Australia, 2018. EMERGING INFECTIOUS DISEASES, 26 (6), pp.1326-1328. https://doi.org/10.3201/eid2606.190936.
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Open Access URLhttp://doi.org/10.3201/eid2606.190936
Candida auris is an emerging global healthcare-associated pathogen. During July-December 2018, four patients with C. auris were identified in Victoria, Australia, all with previous overseas hospitalization. Phylogenetic analysis revealed putative transmission between 2 patients and suspected overseas acquisition in the others. Vigilant screening of at-risk patients is required.
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