Meeting of ESCMID Study Group for Biofilms (ESGB): Biofilm-based Healthcare-associated Infections: from Microbiology to Clinics

09.10.2014 - 10.10.2014 All day

Congress Center IRCCS Fondazione Santa Lucia

Event description:

The main target of this meeting will be to review the new findings in the field of biofilm-based infections in acute and long-term care facilities and to keep participants informed on the most recent anti-biofilm strategies to counteract biofilm-growing microorganisms, with special emphasis to the emerging multidrug-resistant ones. Particularly, microbiologists, hygienists and infectious diseases clinicians will be updated on the state-of-art of biofilm-based infections related to the implant of medical devices, to the microbial colonization of pressure ulcers and other wounds, as well as to the prosthetic, plastic and reconstructive surgery.

Extended Abstracts Submission Deadline: June 5, 2014
Abstract Submission Deadline for Poster only: June 27, 2014


Attendance Grants:
ESCMID provides a number of attendance grants for ESCMID “young scientist
members”. The grant covers the registration fee, but not travel or accommodation costs. Please apply here before 5 June 2014. Applicants will be informed about their acceptance by 4 July 2014.

Event Organiser:
ESCMID Study Group for Biofilms (ESGB)

Scientific Secretariat:
Dr Claudia Vuotto
Microbial Biofilm Laboratory
IRCCS Fondazione Santa Lucia
Via Ardeatina 306
Rome 00179

Phone +39 06 515 013 07
Fax +39 06 515 013 06