Journal article icon

Journal article

Genomic epidemiology of the UK outbreak of the emerging human fungal pathogen Candida auris

Abstract:

Candida auris was first described in 2009, and it has since caused nosocomial outbreaks, invasive infections, and fungaemia across at least 19 countries on five continents. An outbreak of C. auris occurred in a specialized cardiothoracic London hospital between April 2015 and November 2016, which to date has been the largest outbreak in the UK, involving a total of 72 patients. To understand the genetic epidemiology of C. auris infection both within this hospital and within a global context, ...

Expand abstract
Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

Actions


Access Document


Files:
Publisher copy:
10.1038/s41426-018-0045-x

Authors


More by this author
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-8456-7458
More by this author
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-5778-960X
More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
BDI-NDM
Department:
BDI-NDM
Role:
Author
Expand authors...
Publisher:
Nature Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
Emerging Microbes and Infections Journal website
Volume:
7
Issue:
1
Pages:
43
Publication date:
2018-03-29
Acceptance date:
2018-01-24
DOI:
EISSN:
2222-1751
ISSN:
2222-1751
Pmid:
29593275
Source identifiers:
860176

Terms of use


Views and Downloads






If you are the owner of this record, you can report an update to it here: Report update to this record

TO TOP