On the Rise, Candida auris Outwits Treatments and Travels Incognito in Health Care Settings

JAMA. 2023 Jan 17;329(3):197-199. doi: 10.1001/jama.2022.17760.
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Plain language summary

This Medical News feature examines the relatively newly identified fungus Candida auris, a hardy species that can resist treatment with antifungal agents, is highly contagious, and is associated with serious infections and significant mortality.

MeSH terms

  • Antifungal Agents / therapeutic use
  • Candida auris*
  • Candidiasis* / diagnosis
  • Candidiasis* / microbiology
  • Candidiasis* / therapy
  • Delivery of Health Care
  • Microbial Sensitivity Tests


  • Antifungal Agents