A panel of Candida auris isolates and other yeast species that are related to C. auris or are commonly misidentified as C. auris. Caution: Candida auris has been shown to be transmitted in healthcare settings. It is a good colonizer of skin and can live for up to four weeks on fomites. Gloves and gowns should be worn when working with C. auris, and work in a hood or a biological safety cabinet is recommended to avoid laboratory contamination. As quaternary ammonia compounds may not be effective, 10% bleach should be used for cleaning the work area.
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