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ECCMID Infectious Diseases Conference 2019

April 13, 2019 - April 16, 2019

ECCMID 2019 - European Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases

The European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases ECCMID Infectious Diseases Conference 2019 will be held April 13-16, 2019 in Amsterdam.

With almost 12,000 attendees, the scientific program includes symposia, keynote lectures, meet-the-expert sessions and workshops.

Sessions of interest highlighted by the Global Biodefense editorial team include:

  • Can we stop flu from going viral? Influenza, ferrets, humans and pandemic preparedness
  • Vaccines for life: updates on pneumococcal, meningococcal and TBE vaccination
  • Applying pharmacokinetic/pharmacodynamic principles in critically-ill patients
  • Menarini – Update on acute bacterial skin and skin structure infection: current challenges and new therapeutic agents
  • Climate change and infectious diseases
  • Targeting ESBLs, CRE and MDR Pseudomonas aeruginosa
  • Outbreak simulation exercise: who does what and why in case of an infectious disease outbreak
  • Thinking out of the box to beat biofilms
  • Focus on streptococcal infections: compelling questions and emerging answers
  • Management of chronic bone and joint infections
  • Addressing burning questions in the management of community-acquired pneumonia (CAP)
  • West Nile virus: vectors and animal hosts
  • HPV testing: beyond testing the cervix
  • Uncovering infectious diseases: one time, right results
  • The domino effects of influenza disease in older adults: moving beyond the acute infection to recognise the full public health impact
  • What we have learned from chlorhexidine and skin cultures and microbiota studies
  • Monotherapy or antibiotic combination therapy for Staphylococcus aureus infection: time for a change?
  • Entering a new era of pneumococcal vaccines
  • The last bastion of AMR: heteroresistance in multidrug-resistant Gram-negative pathogens
  • Antimicrobial susceptibility testing (AST) with EUCAST methods and breakpoints

Please visit the ECCMID Infectious Diseases Conference 2019 website for more information.


April 13, 2019
April 16, 2019
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European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ESCMID)
+41 61 5080 173


RAI Exhibition and Conference Center
Amsterdam, 1078 Netherlands
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+31 (0) 20 549 12 12

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