To Fight Deadly Candida Auris, New York State Proposes New Tactics

New York State health officials are considering rigorous new requirements for hospitals and nursing homes to prevent the spread of a deadly drug-resistant fungus called Candida auris. The requirements could include mandatory pre-admission screening of patients believed to be at-risk and placing in isolation those patients who are infected, or even those just carrying the fungus on their skin. Dr. […]

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How a Chicago Woman Fell Victim to Candida Auris, a Drug-Resistant Fungus

Gregory Spoor got the distressing news about his wife on the morning of Jan. 16 while standing outside her room in the intensive care unit at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago. The doctor explained that Stephanie Spoor, 64, had contracted a “rare, very rare, fungus.” The physician said the fungus was called Candida auris, and it appeared to have entered […]

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How a Chicago Woman Fell Victim to Candida Auris, a Drug-Resistant Fungus

Gregory Spoor got the distressing news about his wife on the morning of Jan. 16 while standing outside her room in the intensive care unit at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago. The doctor explained that Stephanie Spoor, 64, had contracted a “rare, very rare, fungus.” The physician said the fungus was called Candida auris, and it appeared to have entered […]

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To Fight Deadly Candida Auris, New York State Proposes New Tactics

New York State health officials are considering rigorous new requirements for hospitals and nursing homes to prevent the spread of a deadly drug-resistant fungus called Candida auris. The requirements could include mandatory pre-admission screening of patients believed to be at-risk and placing in isolation those patients who are infected, or even those just carrying the fungus on their skin. Dr. […]

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How a Chicago Woman Fell Victim to Candida Auris, a Drug-Resistant Fungus

Gregory Spoor got the distressing news about his wife on the morning of Jan. 16 while standing outside her room in the intensive care unit at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago. The doctor explained that Stephanie Spoor, 64, had contracted a “rare, very rare, fungus.” The physician said the fungus was called Candida auris, and it appeared to have entered […]

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How a Chicago Woman Fell Victim to Candida Auris, a Drug-Resistant Fungus

Gregory Spoor got the distressing news about his wife on the morning of Jan. 16 while standing outside her room in the intensive care unit at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago. The doctor explained that Stephanie Spoor, 64, had contracted a “rare, very rare, fungus.” The physician said the fungus was called Candida auris, and it appeared to have entered […]

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Candida auris: Resistant yeast fungus has developed to the global health risk

Global health threat of the yeast fungus Candida auris The yeast fungus Candida auris has been developed in the past years in different countries of the world for numerous cases of illness. According to experts, the rare mushroom to identify. He is also resistant to conventional anti-fungal agent resistant. The US health authority CDC, Candida auris is a “serious global […]

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Candida auris: highly aggressive yeast fungus from spreading threat

Global health threat of the yeast fungus Candida auris The yeast fungus Candida auris has been developed in the past years in different countries of the world for numerous cases of illness. According to experts, the rare mushroom to identify. He is also resistant to conventional anti-fungal agent resistant. The US health authority CDC, Candida auris is a “serious global […]

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