Invasive Fungal (Mycotic) Diseases 

Fungal Disease Awareness Week 2022: September 19-23, 2022 


Assessing Your Risk of Getting a Fungal Infection
Why Are Fungal Diseases a Public Health Issue?



Aspergillus website - CDC



Blastomycosis Summary

Blastomycosis Louisiana Annual Report

Blastomycosis website - CDC



Candida auris slides

C. auris website - CDC

Candida auris  - Public Information

Candidiasis website - CDC


Coccidioidomycosis (Valley Fever)

Valley Fever website - CDC



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

 C. gattii
C. gattii website - CDC



Histoplasmosis Louisiana Annual Report

Histoplasmosis website - CDC


Additional Resource

Infectious Disease Series on Fungal Infections - The Lancet


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       



Primary Contact Information

Mycotics Disease Program Coordinator: Natalie Christophe, MPH

825 Kaliste Saloom Rd, Bldg 3, Ste 100 Lafayette, LA 70508

Telephone: (337) 262-5311
Fax: (337) 262-5237