|Author (Person)||Kohlenberg, Anke, Lötsch, Felix, Monnet, Dominique L., Plachouras, Diamantis|
|Publisher||European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)|
|Series Details||Volume 25, Number 12|
|Publication Date||March 2020|
|Content Type||Journal Article|
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.
|International Organisations||European Economic Area [EEA], European Union [EU]|