Candida auris: epidemiological situation, laboratory capacity and preparedness in the European Union and European Economic Area, January 2018 to May 2019

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Series Details Volume 25, Number 12
Publication Date March 2020
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Between January 2018 and May 2019, 349 cases of Candida auris were reported in the European Union/European Economic Area*, 257 (73.6%) colonisations, 84 (24.1%) bloodstream infections, seven (2.0%) other infections and one case of unknown infection/colonisation status (0.3%). Most cases (97.1%, n = 339) were reported from Spain or the United Kingdom, but also for the first time in Greece, the Netherlands and Poland. Laboratory capacity and preparedness has improved since January 2018.

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