Advances on Epidemiology, Diagnosis and Management of Echinococcosis

11.11.2011 All day

  • ESCMID Study Group for Clinical Parasitology (ESGCP)
  • Romanian Association on Hydatidology (RAH)
  • "C. Davila" University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Bucharest
  • "Grigore T. Popa" University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Iasi
  • Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Iasi
Organising committee
  • Birgitta Evengard, Umea, Sweden - ESGCP
  • Carmen-Michaela Cretu, Bucharest, Romania
  • Loredana-Gabriela Popa, Bucharest, Romania
Main Topics
  • Epidemiology of Hydatidosis in Europe
  • Epidemiology:  peculiar aspects of CE in Central and Eastern European Countries
  • Clinical aspects of hydatidosis
  • Hydatid cysts with rare locations
  • Hydatidosis in children
  • Diagnosis of Echinococcosis: limits and perspectives
  • State-of-the-art in the management of hydatid disease: appropriate therapeutic options
  • Usefulness of medical treatment and less invasive procedures (PAIR)
  • Echinococcosis in domestic and wild animals

This regional symposium is organised during the joint meeting of the National Congress on Microbiology and the National Congress on Epidemiology, 10 - 12 November 2011, Iasi, Romania.

Symposium website

Registration procedure

No special registration fee for the Hydatidosis Symposium is requested.
Participants should pay a participation tax of 100 Euro for the National Congress of Microbiology (covering Congress bag and materials, coffee breaks, lunches, Welcome party and Gala dinner).

ESCMID Attendance Grants

ESCMID provides attendance grants for attendees from Central and Eastern European countries (registration fee, travel, accommodation up to 500 Euro for foreign specialists and 250 Euro for Romanians).
Please apply via the symposium website before 1 October 2011. If there are more applicants than available grants, preference will be given to ESCMID members. Applicants will be informed about their acceptance in due time.

Symposium website