Candida auris (C. auris), considered by the CDC to be an urgent public health threat, is an emerging fungal pathogen that spreads in healthcare facilities and is often multidrug-resistant.
- LTCF Acceptance of Candida auris (C. auris) Colonized Residents
- Information for Facilities Considering Colonization Screening
Information about Candida auris for Facilities and Providers
- CDC C. auris resource page
- Candida auris - Managing Patients and Residents
- Infection Prevention - A CDC message to Infection Preventionists
- Tracking Candida auris
- Candida auris 2023 case definition
- CSTE: Update to the Standardized Case Definition and National Notification for Candida auris
- Candida auris: A Guide for Healthcare Facilities
- Disinfection Products (List P)
Information about Candida auris for Patients and Families
- Candida auris CDC fact sheet
- Candida auris Colonization - Information for Patients and Family Members
- Candida auris Testing - What to expect if you need to be tested
When and how to report Candida auris to the Tennessee Department of Health (TDH)
- When should I report C. auris?
- How to report a case online
- How to report a case via fax
- How to submit a specimen for laboratory testing
For further information on Candida auris, please see the reportable disease reference guide located here.
If you have any questions regarding C. auris, you can reach out to the Healthcare Associated Infection team with the TDH at HAI.Health@tn.gov.