Pathogenic yeast’s mechanisms of transmission may be via skin.

Date: June 23, 2019

Source: Healio Infectious Disease News

Excerpt: “Patients colonized with Candida auris carry a high burden of the emerging and often multidrug-resistant fungal pathogen on their skin, suggesting that the natural process of skin shedding among these patients leads to contamination of the heath care environment and contributes to transmission, according to findings presented at ASM Microbe.”