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Division of Foodborne, Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases (DFBMD)

salmonella platesThe mission of the Division of Foodborne, Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases (DFBMD) is to prevent illness, disability, and death caused by foodborne, bacterial and mycotic diseases in the United States and around the world.

We accomplish our mission by conducting surveillance, epidemic investigations, epidemiologic and laboratory research, training, and public education programs to develop, evaluate, and promote prevention and control strategies for infectious bacterial and mycotic diseases. Our staff works in partnership with local, state, and international public health officials and laboratories, other federal agencies, medical and public health professional associations, infectious disease experts from academic and clinical practice, and international and public service organizations.

Get to Know DFBMD

Page last modified: October 09, 2007
Content Source: National Center for Zoonotic, Vector-Borne, and Enteric Diseases (ZVED)

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1600 Clifton Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30333
Phone: +1-800-311-1603