Invasive Fungal (Mycotic) Diseases 

 

Assessing Your Risk of Getting a Fungal Infection

 

Why Are Fungal Diseases a Public Health Issue?

 

Aspergillosis

Aspergillus website - CDC

 

Blastomycosis

Blastomycosis – Epidemiology Manual

Blastomycosis Summary

Blastomycosis Louisiana Annual Report

Blastomycosis website - CDC

 

Candidiasis

Candida auris

Candida auris slides

C. auris website - CDC

Candida auris  - Public Information

 

Candida spp. Other

Candidiasis website - CDC

 

Coccidioidomycosis (Valley Fever)

Valley Fever website - CDC

 

Cryptococcosis

Cryptococcus – Epidemiology Manual

 

C. neoformans 
C. neoformans Louisiana Annual Report
C. neoformans website -CDC 

 

C. gattii
C. gattii website - CDC

 

Histoplasmosis

Histoplasmosis – Epidemiology Manual

Histoplasmosis Louisiana Annual Report

Histoplasma website - CDC

 

Fungal Endemicity

Figure 1 - United States, 2014

   Map Courtesy of Dr. Tom Chiller - CDC/Medscape Joint Presentation

Figure 2 - United States, 2017

Map Courtesy of the CDC

 

Additional Resources

Infectious Disease Series on Fungal Infections - The Lancet

Fungal Infections – 10 Questions to Protect Your Health- CDC

         

 

Primary Contact Information

Mycotics Disease Program Coordinator: Jose Antonio Serrano, MPH
Address:
1450 Poydras Street, Ste 1637  
New Orleans,  LA 70112

Telephone: (504) 568-8292
Fax: (504) 568-8290
Email: jose.serrano@la.gov