Candida auris: An Emerging Pathogen

Clinical laboratory professionals, microbiologists, and pathologists need to be aware of an emerging fungal pathogen. According to the CDC, Candida auris is a threat because:

  • It’s multi-drug resistant
  • It’s often incorrectly identified by common laboratory techniques and analyzers
  • It causes outbreaks in the healthcare setting.

Here are a few resources if you’d like to read more.

 

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