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Presented by Kerianne Fuoco, MHA, MLS(ASCP)CM
Laboratory Supervisor, Microbiology
Jersey Shore University Medical Center
Candida auris is an emerging fungus that poses a serious threat to global health. In this session, we’ll review the characteristics of C. auris, discuss its prevalence and review strategies for diagnosis, treatment and prevention.
At the end of this session, the attendee will be able to:
- Describe the characteristics of C. auris that make this organism a serious global health concern
- Discuss the number of reported clinical cases in both the United States and worldwide
- Explain the current strategies for diagnosis and treatment and the limitations to these strategies
- Assess current research and the future needs in the fight against C. auris
ASCLS is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E. ® Program.