Invasive Fungal (Mycotic) Diseases


Why are fungal diseases a public health issue?



Aspergillus website - CDC



Blastomycosis – Epidemiology Manual

Blastomycosis Summary

Blastomycosis Louisiana Annual Report

Blastomycosis website - CDC



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



Cryptococcus – Epidemiology Manual


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


C. gattii
C. gattii website - CDC



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
1450 Poydras Street, Ste 1637  
New Orleans,  LA 70112

Telephone: (504) 568-8292
Fax: (504) 568-8290