STEP 519: A Case Study of the New Candida (CE: 1.0)


This article is a case study of the emerging global pathogen, Candida auris. It describes Candida auris’s pathogenicity, transmission mechanisms, and its threat to global healthcare.


Learning Objectives:

  • Describe Candida auris transmission
  • Identify mechanisms for colonizing patients and healthcare environments
  • Determine what makes Candida auris a global threat to people and healthcare institutions



Kathryn Webster, MT (ASCP)


Launched: 2024