Hospital-Related Infection — United States
Citation: Prestel C, Anderson E, Forsberg K, et al. _Candida auris_ outbreak in a COVID-19 specialty care unit — Florida, July-August 2020. Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. Epub 8 Jan 2021.
In July 2020, the Florida Department of Health was alerted to 3 _C. auris_ bloodstream infections and one urinary tract infection in 4 patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) who received care in the same dedicated COVID-19 unit of an acute care hospital (hospital A).
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