Untreatable, deadly superbug fungus outbreak reported at two North Texas hospitals – FOX 4 Dallas

Officially known as Candida Auris, the fungi is a type of yeast that can be deadly to healthcare facility and nursing home patients who have severe medical problems. “This is really the very first time weve started seeing clustering of resistance” in which patients seemed to be getting the infections from each other, stated the CDCs Dr. Meghan Lyman. In those cases, there was no evidence the infections had spread from patient to client– researchers concluded the resistance to the drugs formed throughout treatment. Image: Nicolas Armer/dpa (Ph In Washington, D.C., a cluster of 101 C. auris cases at a nursing home devoted to very ill clients consisted of 3 that were resistant to all three kinds of antifungal medications.

Formally known as Candida Auris, the fungi is a kind of yeast that can be lethal to healthcare facility and nursing home patients who have serious medical problems. In those cases, there was no evidence the infections had spread out from client to patient– scientists concluded the resistance to the drugs formed throughout treatment. Image: Nicolas Armer/dpa (Ph In Washington, D.C., a cluster of 101 C. auris cases at a nursing home committed to extremely ill clients consisted of three that were resistant to all three kinds of antifungal medications.