National public health response to candida auris in england

Colin Brown*, Rebecca Guy

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

This paper highlights the key steps undertaken by a national public health agency, working in close collaboration with academic partners and experienced healthcare professionals, in developing a response to the rapid emergence of a novel nosocomial pathogen. It details the key activities in national incident management team formation, surveillance activities, epidemiological investigations, laboratory developments, scientific advances, and collaborative activities. It discusses commonalities that can be adapted for dealing with the emergence of future new pathogens.

Original languageEnglish
Article number93
JournalJournal of Fungi
Volume5
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2019

Keywords

  • Development
  • Emerging
  • Engagement
  • Fungal
  • Novel
  • Public health
  • Response

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