Brain and Nervous System

Is fungal meningitis contagious?

A Answers (1)

  • Fungal meningitis is not transmitted from person to person. As of this writing, the 2012 outbreak has been associated with a potentially contaminated medication that is injected into the body.

    (The presence of the CDC logo and CDC content on this page should not be construed to imply endorsement by the U.S. government of any commercial products or services, or to replace the advice of a medical professional. The mark “CDC” is licensed under authority of the PHS.)
    2 people found this helpful.
This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.
Did You See?  Close
What states received the drugs that caused the 2012 meningitis outbreak?