Successful treatment of a Candida auris intra-articular infection

Scott C. Roberts*, Teresa R. Zembower, Maureen K. Bolon, Anish R. Kadakia, Jasen H. Gilley, Jason H. Ko, Jessica Clark, Sharon Ward-Fore, Babafemi O. Taiwo

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A 78-year-old woman with a long-term ankle spacer with antibacterials developed an intra-articular Candida auris infection. Treatment with systemic antifungal therapy plus an amphotericin B moulded cement spacer was successful.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)866-868
Number of pages3
JournalEmerging Microbes and Infections
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 2019


  • Candida auris
  • amphotericin cement spacer
  • intra-articular infection

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Drug Discovery
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Epidemiology
  • Virology
  • Parasitology
  • Microbiology
  • Immunology


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