Volume 25, Number 7—July 2019
CME ACTIVITY - Research
Hospital-Associated Multicenter Outbreak of Emerging Fungus Candida auris, Colombia, 2016
|Patient no.||Primary specimen type positive||No. body sites sampled for colonization||No. (%) body sites positive for C. auris|
|1||Blood||11||1 (9%): rectum|
|3||Blood||11||7 (64%): ears, axilla, left nostril, rectum, fecal material|
|4||Urine||10||1 (10%): left groin|
|5||Sputum||11||1 (9%): right groin|
|6||None||10||2 (20%): axillae|
*Sampling from a seventh patient, who had an unidentified yeast growing in blood culture at the time of testing, did not yield C. auris.
1These authors contributed equally to this article.
2These authors contributed equally to this article.