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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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
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 28 Feb 2017


  • biofilms
  • Candida auris


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