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

Sherry, L., Ramage, G. , Kean, R., Borman, A., Johnson, E. M., Richardson, M. D. and Rautemaa-Richardson, R. (2017) Biofilm-forming capability of highly virulent, multidrug-resistant Candida auris. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 23(2), pp. 328-331. (doi:10.3201/eid2302.161320) (PMID:28098553)

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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.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Kean, Mr Ryan and Ramage, Professor Gordon and Sherry, Dr Leighann
Authors: Sherry, L., Ramage, G., Kean, R., Borman, A., Johnson, E. M., Richardson, M. D., and Rautemaa-Richardson, R.
College/School:College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > School of Medicine, Dentistry & Nursing > Dental School
Journal Name:Emerging Infectious Diseases
Publisher:Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
ISSN:1080-6040
ISSN (Online):1080-6059
Copyright Holders:This work is in the public domain
First Published:First published in Emerging Infectious Diseases 23(2):328-331
Publisher Policy:Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher

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