Interim Guidance for Diagnosis and Management of Cases of Suspected Fungal Meningitis Associated with Epidural Anesthesia Administered in Matamoros, Mexico
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This document provides diagnostic and management guidance for clinicians caring for patients who underwent a procedure under epidural anesthesia in the city of Matamoros, state of Tamaulipas, Mexico during January 1–May 13, 2023, and therefore may be at risk of developing healthcare-associated meningitis of suspected fungal origin. This guidance is based on the clinical experience of clinicians caring for patients during the current outbreak or during previous outbreaks of healthcare-associated fungal meningitis in Durango, Mexico, and the United States. This document will be updated based on new information learned during the ongoing investigation.New CDC Notes From the Field
Learn more about the first two cases of confirmed Trichophyton indotineae, a novel dermatophyte species, in New York City.
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Grand Rounds Webinar Series, Episode 7
Archived from the Wednesday May 17, 2023 Live Event
Cutaneous Manifestations of Fungal Infections
In this episode, we are pleased to bring together two international experts in mycology to address cutaneous manifestations of fungal infections. Dr Boni Elewski, an expert on cutaneous mycoses and dermatological clinical trials, and Dr George R. Thompson, III, an expert on fungal diagnostics and treatment, examine current challenges in the diagnosis and management of the cutaneous manifestations of fungal infections.
Grand Rounds Webinar Series, Episode6
Archived from the April 17, 2023 Live Event
MSGERC Grand Rounds Webinar Series, Episode 6—Candida auris: Everything you always wanted to know about this superbug (but were afraid to ask!)
This virtual MSGERC Grand Rounds Webinar brought together experts in Candida auris epidemiology, infection control and prevention, and management. The experts tailored the content to address the most frequently submitted questions. The webinar also provided an opportunity for participants to ask questions in real time.
New CME/CPE/CNE Activity!
Community-Acquired Pneumonia: When to Think Fungus
This accredited educational activity will explore community-acquired pneumonia cases, illustrating when to consider coccidioidomycosis, blastomycosis, and histoplasmosis endemic mycoses.
New Archived Event! Fungal Threats: What’s Real? Listen to an archived version of this Twitter Spaces (Audio Chat) originally recorded on Sunday, February 19, 2023.
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COVID-19—ASSOCIATED FUNGAL INFECTIONS EDUCATIONAL INITIATIVE
COVID-19-Associated Pulmonary Aspergillosis (CAPA) and Other COVID-19-Associated Invasive Fungal Infections (CA-IFIs)
This educational initiative was funded in part by a cooperative agreement with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC-RFA-CK20-2003) to the University of Alabama at Birmingham. The University of Alabama at Birmingham is collaborating with the Mycoses Study Group Education & Research Consortium and Terranova Medica, LLC, on this initiative. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is an agency within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The contents of this resource center do not necessarily represent the policy of CDC or HHS and should not be considered an endorsement by the Federal Government.