Candida auris transmission can be contained in postacute care settings
September 15, 2021
A new study from Orange County, California, shows how Candida auris, an emerging pathogen, was successfully identified and contained in long-term acute care hospitals (LTACHs) and ventilator-capable skilled-nursing facilities (vSNFs).Lead author Ellora...
Untreatable, drug-resistant fungus found in Texas and Washington, D.C.
August 4, 2021
Because these panresistant infections occurred without any exposure to antifungal drugs, the cases are even more worrisome.
Infective endocarditis from IV drug use tied to hemorrhagic stroke
April 27, 2021
The incidence of patients with IVDU-associated endocarditis increased 630% from 2014 to 2018.
ID consult for Candida bloodstream infections can reduce mortality risk
January 12, 2020
More patients survived Candida bloodstream infections when they had ID consultations.
Severe influenza increases risk of invasive pulmonary aspergillosis in the ICU
September 22, 2018
ICU admission for severe influenza was an independent risk factor with correspondingly higher mortality rates resulting.
NYC outbreak of Candida auris linked to 45% mortality
September 12, 2018
About 45% of Candida auris–infected patients died within 90 days and 98% of patient isolates were found resistant to fluconazole.
Wait at least 2 days to replace central venous catheters in patients with candidemia
October 15, 2017
SAN DIEGO – It likely will reduce 30-day mortality.