fungi

This drug-resistant fungus is spreading

It began in 2009, when doctors in Tokyo swabbed the ear of a 70-year-old woman and found an unknown strain of fungus that can infect humans and, in severe cases, cause a blood infection in high-risk patients. It's called Candida auris.

Experimental DNA test helps diagnose Cottage Grove teen

Next-generation genomic sequencing tests for viruses, bacteria, fungi

This spring Cottage Grove teenager Joshua Osborn will most likely be found on his trampoline, which is a welcome change from last summer when the 15-year-old was hospitalized and in a coma.