Genomic characterizations of clade III lineage of Candida auris, California, USA

Travis K. Price, Ruel Mirasol, Kevin W. Ward, Ayrton J. Dayo, Evann E. Hilt, Sukantha Chandrasekaran, Omai B. Garner, Annabelle de St Maurice, Shangxin Yang

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Abstract

Candida auris is an emerging multidrug-resistant yeast. We describe an ongoing C. auris outbreak that began in October 2019 in Los Angeles, California, USA. We used genomic analysis to determine that isolates from 5 of 6 patients belonged to clade III; 4 isolates were closely related.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1223-1227
Number of pages5
JournalEmerging infectious diseases
Volume27
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 2021
Externally publishedYes

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