The following individuals should be screened for Candida auris
Anyone who shared a room with an individual identified with C. auris infection or colonization over the four weeks before specimen collection. Exposed individuals should be screened regardless of the use of contact precautions or length of stay.
All patients in the same healthcare area as an individual identified with C. auris infection or colonization. Exposed individuals should be screened regardless of the use of contact precautions.
Patients occupying a room that previously housed an individual identified with C. auris.
Individuals with current multidrug-resistant, gram-negative bacteria who received healthcare outside of the US within the last 12 months.
Patients transferring from a unit or facility with current transmission of C. auris or recent transmission within the last 30 days.
Routine screening of healthcare workers and the environment is not recommended. Exceptions include cases where epidemiological evidence links to transmission or where transmission persists despite other interventions.
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