Surfaces near patients with C. auris commonly re-contaminated within hours of cleaning

Room surfaces near patients colonized with Candida auris were commonly re-contaminated within hours of cleaning or disinfection Date: April 20, 2022 Source: Healio Author: Caitlyn Stulpin Excerpt: "They collected samples from participants’ body sites and the surfaces around them before their rooms were cleaned and disinfected, followed by the [...]

April 21st, 2022|Categories: Antifungal|Tags: |

AMR Fungus Spanning the Globe in a Climate of Secrecy

The rise of Candida Auris embodies a serious and growing public health threat: drug-resistant germs. Date: April 6, 2019 Source: The New York Times Author: Matt Richtel and Andrew Jacobs Excerpt: "The man at Mount Sinai died after 90 days in the hospital, but C. auris did not. Tests showed it [...]

Higher Ed’s Spreading Problem: How Colleges Are Struggling With Campus Mold

Many universities are battling mold invasions after a hot, humid summer whose extreme weather some blame on climate change. Students have been evacuated from affected dormitories as campuses deal with outdated buildings. Date: November 14, 2018 Source: The Chronicle of Higher Education Author: Cailin Crowe Excerpt: "Tennessee’s flagship campus is one of many [...]

January 29th, 2019|Categories: Antifungal|Tags: , , , |