Information Leaflets

We have compiled some detailed information on topics important for those living with Aspergillosis. Click on the leaflets below, and the links in the descriptions, to find out more about the different types of Aspergillosis, its treatment, and other ways in which the disease might affect you.

How can I reduce the risk of Aspergillus infection?

What is it? How is it treated? How can it be prevented? Intended for people who are immunocompromised.
Leaflet ©2006.
Note: This leaflet is now available in Portuguese.

How to choose a face masks to prevent you breathing in Aspergillus spores for short periods

How to put on a facemask & where to buy facemasks in UK. Leaflet ©2010

Cleaning your home if you have small areas of visible mould growth. Leaflet ©2012
A guide to Allergic Broncho-Pulmonary Aspergillosis (ABPA)

Useful guidelines for sufferers of ABPA. How is it diagnosed? What is the best treatment?
Leaflet ©2003

A guide to Aspergillus Bronchitis

Useful guidelines for sufferers of Aspergillus bronchitis.

How is it diagnosed? What is the best treatment?

Leaflet ©2015
A guide to Chest Physiotherapy

Intended for sufferers of aspergillus chest infections such as ABPA, aspergilloma where excess lung secretions (or mucus, sputum, phlegm) are a problem.

Chest Clearance Technique. ©2016

Phil Langridge's (NAC Aspergillosis Specialist Physiotherapist) Top Ten Tips for Exercise. ©2010
A guide to Nutrition and Health

Food and aspergillosis. Diet and steroid therapy. Useful for everyone.

Leaflet ©2015
A Guide to Allergic Fungal Sinusitis (AFS)

What is it? What are the symptoms? How is it treated?

A guide to Aspergilloma and Chronic Pulmonary Aspergillosis (CPA)

What is it? What causes it? Am I going to get it? What are the tests to detect it? How is it treated? Can it be cured?

A guide to Severe Asthma with Fungal Sensitivity (SAFS)

What is asthma? What has mould got to do with it? How will I know? How is SAFS treated?

Complications of Allergic Broncho-pulmonary Aspergillosis (ABPA): Bronchiectasis and Bacterial super-infections

What is ABPA? Bacterial infections.

Guidelines for medicine- or diet-induced photosensitivity

Leaflet ©2012
Precautions for handling compost and bark chippings
A guide to Bronchial Artery Embolisation

A guide to nebulising Amphotericin B

Leaflet©2016 and Youtube Video Tutorial Here
Winning Medical Students

The Aspergillosis Trust held annual competitions for medical students to design information leaflets for patients. It was hoped that this would improve awareness of these illnesses amongst the medical profession as well as result in useful leaflets for patients. The leaflets are available for download above.

Medical students who have produced the aspergillosis information leaflets

Learn more about the Aspergillosis Trust Here