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Solving a Sticky, Life Threatening Problem

September 29, 2023


Read time:

5-15 mins
Candida Auris Fungi Yeast Microbe
Presented by Health Lab

Over a decade ago, a mysterious fungus emerged seemingly from out of thin air, targeting the most vulnerable with weak immune systems.  What is it about this fungus that allows it to persist through hospital infection protocols? Teresa O’Meara, Ph.D., of the U-M Medical School Department of  Microbiology and Immunology, discusses the fungus and the proteins to be aware of due to the increased spread.

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