Candida auris

Candida auris (C. auris), considered by the CDC to be an urgent public health threat, is an emerging fungal pathogen that spreads in healthcare facilities and is often multidrug-resistant.

Information about Candida auris for Facilities and Providers 

Information about Candida auris for Patients and Families 

When and how to report Candida auris to the Tennessee Department of Health (TDH)

For further information on Candida auris, please see the reportable disease reference guide located here.

If you have any questions regarding C. auris, you can reach out to the Healthcare Associated Infection team with the TDH at

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