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Carol Kumamoto & Postdoc Jesus Romo discuss Candida pathogenesis

Monday, April 15, 2019
An emerging fungal pathogen, Candida auris, is an increasingly important cause of serious infection.
candida auris
Photo: Shawn Lockhart, CDC

In a recent piece in The Conversation, Carol Kumamoto, a faculty member in the Genetics and Molecular Microbiology programs and Jesus Romo, a postdoctoral fellow in her group, discuss the emerging pathogen, Candida auris, an important cause of hospital-acquired infections.

Candida auris has the ability to survive for long-periods of time in the environment and is resistants anti-fungals.

Read the full article by Kumamoto & Romo.