Information for Laboratorians and Health Professionals

Candida auris is an emerging yeast that can be misidentified as other organisms, is multidrug resistant, and can spread in healthcare settings. It is important to know how to identify, treat, and control the spread of this organism.  The resources below are meant for laboratorians, clinicians, infection control practitioners, and public health professionals.

Healthcare facilities or laboratories that suspect they have a patient with C. auris infection should contact state or local public health authorities and CDC ( immediately for guidance.