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A Candida auris outbreak and its control in an intensive care setting

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BACKGROUND Candida auris is an emerging and multidrug-resistant pathogen. Here we report the epidemiology of a hospital outbreak of C. auris colonization and infection.

METHODS After identification of a cluster of C. auris infections in the neurosciences intensive care unit (ICU) of the Oxford University Hospitals, United Kingdom, we instituted an intensive patient and environmental screening program and package of interventions. Multivariable logistic regression was used to identi...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1056/NEJMoa1714373

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM; NDM Experimental Medicine
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM; NDM Experimental Medicine
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Publisher:
Massachusetts Medical Society Publisher's website
Journal:
New England Journal of Medicine Journal website
Volume:
379
Issue:
14
Pages:
1322-1331
Publication date:
2018-10-04
Acceptance date:
2018-07-20
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ISSN:
1533-4406
Source identifiers:
890212
Pubs id:
pubs:890213
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uuid:40dff01d-7852-4e55-8808-8412b61df8fb
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pubs:890213
Deposit date:
2018-07-23

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