Candida auris in Healthcare Facilities, New York, USA, 2013–2017
Eleanor Adams, Monica Quinn, Sharon Tsay, Eugenie Poirot, Sudha Chaturvedi, Karen Southwick, Jane Greenko, Rafael Fernandez, Alex Kallen, Snigdha Vallabhaneni, Valerie Haley, Brad Hutton, Debra Blog, Emily Lutterloh
, Howard Zucker, and Candida auris Investigation Workgroup1
Author affiliations: New York State Department of Health, New Rochelle, New York, USA (E. Adams, K. Southwick); New York State Department of Health, Albany, New York, USA (M. Quinn, S. Chaturvedi, V. Haley, B. Hutton, D. Blog, E. Lutterloh, H. Zucker); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (S. Tsay, E. Poirot, A. Kallen, S. Vallabhaneni); New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, New York, USA (E. Poirot); New York State Department of Health, Central Islip, New York, USA (J. Greenko); New York State Department of Health, New York (R. Fernandez); State University at Albany School of Public Health, Albany, New York, USA (V. Haley, D. Blog, E. Lutterloh)
Figure 2. Epidemiologic links between healthcare facilities affected by Candida auris, New York, USA, 2013–2017. Arrows between facilities denote transfer of case-patients from one facility to the other within 90 days before collection date of first positive culture. Bold arrows indicate transfer of >1 case-patient. Bold boxes indicate hospitals; nonbold boxes indicate long-term care facilities; boxes with roofs indicate private residences. Numbers indicate numbers of clinical cases (C) and screening cases (S) at that facility. Screening cases are placed at the facility of diagnosis. Clinical cases are also shown at the facility of diagnosis unless the specimen was collected during the first week of admission at the diagnosing facility; in such situations, the cases are shown at the previous facility.
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