Candida, non-albicans non-glabrata

Precautions

See 'Additional Information'
See 'Additional Information'

General Information

Pathogen information

Fungus - Yeast, such as C. krusei, tropicalis, parapsilosis, auris

Epidemiology

Colonization and invasive infection in compromised hosts especially in the setting of exposure to antifungal (i.e. fluconazole) and broad spectrum antimicrobials

Associated syndromes

  • Candidemia

  • Endocarditis

  • Line Infections

  • UTI

  • Endopthalmitis

  • Thrush

  • Esophagitis

  • Vulvovaganitis

  • Hepatosplenic

Additional Information

Generally Standard Precautions

Contact/Spore Precautions for MDR Candida auris

Infectious Disease consultation recommended in invasive infection.

Candida species isolated from respiratory cultures (including bronchoscopy) are typically colonizing organisms and do not require treatment.

Candida species isolated from urinary cultures (especially catheterized patients) are typically colonizing organisms and do not require treatment.