Candida auris is an urgent and high-priority antimicrobial resistant organisms. COVID-19 appears to have increased the identification of this pathogen in vulnerable patients. We discuss with experts the emergence of Candida auris and its relationship with COVID-19.
Guests: Dr. Sevtap Arikan-Akdagli, Director, Department of Medical Microbiology, Head of Mycology Laboratory, Hacettepe University Medical School, Ankara, Turkey Dr. Bhavarth Shukla. Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and Director of Stewardship, Jackson Memorial Health System. Miami, FL. Dr. Dimitrios P. Kontoyiannis, Robert C Hickey Chair in Clinical Care, Deputy Head, Division of Internal Medicine, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX.
The applications of large multiplex panels for detection of pathogens have greatly expanded in the past several years. Initial tests were for detection of respiratory viruses, and the first such test was labor intensive and vulnerable to frequent contamination. Since then, additional sample types...
COVID-19 continues to pose major problems in the winter in the USA. Infections and hospitalizations are increasing and there is a fear of emergence of new variants. Therapeutic tools are also evolving. We discuss these new developments!
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