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
Early online date1 Feb 2017
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2017

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