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4th ASM-ESCMID Conference

November 2, 2015 - November 5, 2015

American Society for Microbiology’s 4th ASM-ESCMID Conference on Methicillin-resistant Staphylococci in Animals: Veterinary and Public Health Implications is scheduled to take place Nov. 2-5, 2015 in Chicago, IL.

This conference focuses on the animal and public health aspects of methicillin-resistant staphylococci (MRS), including transmission of MRS between humans and animals (including livestock, companion animals and wildlife); livestock-associated MRSA in healthcare facilities and the community; diagnosis, management and prevention of infections in animals; infection control in hospitals, animal production, and the role of antimicrobial use in the dissemination of MRS.

Expected conference sessions include:

  • Epidemiology of LA-MRSA
  • Epidemiology of MRSP and MRSA in Companion Animals
  • Round Table Discussion/Debate I: Do Antimicrobial Restriction Regulations help Reduce MRSA on Farms?
  • Genomics
  • Prevention and Control of LA-MRSA
  • Treatment and Control of MRSP and MRSA in Companion Animals
  • Round Table Discussion/Debate II: Are MRSA and MRSP in Companion Animals Relevant Zoonotic Disease Threats?
  • Diagnostic Testing

Please visit American Society for Microbiology’s 4th ASM-ESCMID Conference website for more information and registration.


November 2, 2015
November 5, 2015
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American Society for Microbiology (ASM)
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Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel
221 N. Columbus Drive
Chicago, IL 60601 United States
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