Biofilm-forming capability of highly virulent, multidrug-resistant Candida auris

Leighann Sherry, Gordon Ramage, Ryan Kean, Andrew Borman, Elizabeth M. Johnson, Malcolm D. Richardson, Riina Rautemaa-Richardson*

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Abstract

The emerging multidrug-resistant yeast pathogen Candida auris has attracted considerable attention as a source of healthcare?associated infections. We report that this highly virulent yeast has the capacity to form antifungal resistant biofilms sensitive to the disinfectant chlorhexidine in vitro.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)328-331
Number of pages4
JournalEmerging Infectious Diseases
Volume23
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 28 Feb 2017

Keywords

  • biofilms
  • Candida auris

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    Sherry, L., Ramage, G., Kean, R., Borman, A., Johnson, E. M., Richardson, M. D., & Rautemaa-Richardson, R. (2017). Biofilm-forming capability of highly virulent, multidrug-resistant Candida auris. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 23(2), 328-331. https://doi.org/10.3201/eid2302.161320