Candida auris Sternal Osteomyelitis in a Man from Kenya Visiting Australia, 2015.

Authors:
Dianne J Gardam
Dianne J Gardam
PathWest Laboratory Medicine Fiona Stanley Hospital Network
Senior Medical Scientist
Microbiology, Mycology
Perth, West Australia | Australia

Emerg Infect Dis 2019 01;25(1):192-194

In Australia in 2015, Candida auris sternal osteomyelitis was diagnosed in a 65-year-old man with a history of intensive care treatment in Kenya in 2012 and without a history of cardiac surgery. The isolate was South Africa clade III. Clinicians should note that C. auris can cause low-grade disease years after colonization.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3201/eid2501.181321DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6302580PMC
January 2019
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