Candida auris is a fungus often found in the hospital environment that can cause life-threatening infections, and has attracted increased…
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Take a look behind the scenes of a recent Future Microbiology article, entitled ‘New insights of CRISPR technology in pathogenic fungi’, as we ask author Elvira Román (Complutense University of Madrid, Spain) about the advances CRISPR technology has already brought to this field and the potential it could hold in the future.
Take a look behind the scenes of a recent Future Microbiology review, entitled ‘Anti-Candida activity of existing antibiotics and their derivatives when used alone or in combination with antifungals’ as we ask the authors about Candida infections, the potential repurposing of antibiotics and the future of this field.
New research suggests that higher global temperatures could have prompted an adaptation in Candida auris, allowing it to infect warm-blooded mammals.
Results from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has provided insights into why Candida auris outbreaks frequent in healthcare facilities.
Researchers have discovered Candida albicans can cross the blood–brain barrier, triggering an immune response that results in the formation of granuloma-type structures and memory impairments.
Researchers have successfully used monoclonal antibodies to protect animal models from Candida infections for the first time, demonstrating their potential for treating this fungal disease.
We look at some of the highlights of our Twitter chat (#TalkFungi), where we questioned Ilan Schwartz, Andrej Spec, Rebecca Drummond and Jessie Uehling about all things mycology.
In this interview, we speak to Ana Litvintseva, a Medical Mycologist and Team Lead at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC; GA, USA) about Candida auris, its emergence and the challenges it presents.
Multi-use patient equipment, such as thermometers, has been linked to one of the largest outbreaks of the emerging drug-resistant fungal pathogen Candida auris to-date.