Key clinical point: C. auris outbreaks can be controlled by a concerted infection control strategy but can be expensive.
Major finding: Clinical infection was significantly associated with prolonged hospital stay, hemodialysis, and antifungal therapy.
Study details: Prospective data was collected from 34 patients in a single center outbreak; risk factors and cost analysis were done retrospectively.
Disclosures: The study did not receive outside funding and the authors reported no disclosures.
Taori SK et al. J of Infection 2019. 79 (6):601–11.