Poster Presentations

At IMMEM XIII selected paper posters will be shown during two dedicated poster sessions.


Thursday, 15 September 2022: 17:00 - 19:00

Friday, 16 September 2022: 14:00 - 16:00


During these sessions the presenting author will be standing next to their poster and lively discussions are encouraged. Refreshments and snacks will be offered, while the sessions are taking place, for the presenters and attendees.


Poster instructions can be found here underneath the selected posters organised below:


Poster Number Abstract Title Submitter
P1-1 Herding the LMAS: Evaluating metagenomic long and short de novo assembly methods through defined communities Inês Mendes
P1-2 48-Plex Long-Read Sequencing to Generate Complete Assemblies and Determine Genome Structure in Salmonella Agona  Emma Waters
P1-3 Revealing the effect of population’s diet to antibiotic resistance via metagenomics analysis Pimlapas Leekitcharoenphon
P1-4 Optimization of Oxford nanopore technology protocol for real time metagenomics sequencing of clinical samples Ifeoluwa Akintayo
P1-5 Optimizing conditions for rapid metagenomics screening of multi-drug resistant pathogens. Srinithi Purushothaman
P1-6 Establishing a Bioinformatics Pipeline for Bacterial Strain Resolution from GridION-generated metagenomic data Ayorinde Afolayan
P1-7 Optimalization of bacterial DNA extraction and 16S rRNA Gene Sequencing using Oxford Nanopore Technology to detect the microbiome in COPD Sputa Samples  eefje Schrauwen
P1-8 Developing a novel CRISPR-Cas9-based method for characterisation of bacterial pathogens using Oxford Nanopore sequencing Hugh Cottingham
P1-9 The microbiome composition of household members does not change after exposure to patients carrying ESBL-Enterobacteriaceae Janetta Top
P1-10 Nanopore long reads for a pangenome analysis of Staphylococcus pseudintermedius isolates from the skin of healthy dogs Norma  Fàbregas
P1-11 Long-read nanopore RNAseq to discover Staphylococcus pseudintermedius biomarkers associated with canine skin infection Norma Fàbregas
P1-12 Strain level detection of low abundance Klebsiella pneumoniae and associated antimicrobial resistance and virulence genes by whole metagenomic sequencing Kenneth Lindstedt
P1-13 ONT data generation and evaluation using the MiLongA Pipeline - Validation of a long-read (hybrid) sequencing workflow for characterization of foodborne microbial pathogens Maria Borowiak
P1-14 Structural variants of Leishmania infantum genome as potential biomarkers for drug resistance and pathogenicity assessed through whole-genome sequencing by nanopore long reads Joan Martí-Carreras
P1-15 The complexity of Borrelia plasmid reconstruction: Are PacBio HiFi data the solution? Sabrina Hepner
P1-17 Revealing the Rearrangements of Salmonella Enteritidis AMR Cassettes with PacBio HiFi Sequencing Yan Li
P1-18 Metagenomic changes of the effect of amoxcillin-clavulanate with probiotics in a young adult cohort Nannur Rahman
P1-19 Correlation between microbiome diversity, hospitalization and presence of leukocyte in sputum from Cystic Fibrosis patients based on amplicon sequence variants analysis. Andreza Martins
P1-20 Portraying the ecology of hospital sinks-associated microbial communities and their role as AMR reservoirs Ana Elena Pérez-Cobas
P1-21 Describing a method for designing benchmark datasets for pathogen detection in metagenomic data Olateju Idowu
P1-22 Nanopore-only assemblies for genomic surveillance of Klebsiella pneumoniae Ebenezer  Foster-Nyarko
L001 The metagenomic identification of a novel Sarbecovirus from a lesser horseshoe bat in the UK Jack Crook
L002 Utilizing Long-Read Metagenome Sequencing to trace Antibiotic Resistance across subtypes of Salmonella enterica for diagnostic intervention Lennard Epping
L003 Clonal- and plasmid-mediated dissemination of OXA-48-like in six Enterobacterales species in a German hospital Kyriaki Xanthopoulou
L004 Selection and transmisión patterns of antimicrobial resistance in a large Intensive Care Unit using a population wide surveillance approach Miguel D. Fernandez-de-Bobadilla
Poster Number Abstract Title Submitter
P2-1 Impact of COVID-19 on infection control measures regarding transmission of carbapenem resistant Acinetobacter baumannii Gross Andrea
P2-3 Outcomes from the SEDRIC Genomics for AMR Surveillance Working Group Kate Baker
P2-4 Global population structure and genotyping framework for genomic surveillance of the major dysentery pathogen, Shigella sonnei Jane Hawkey
P2-5 Genomic investigations into Carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae in Europe Mabel  Budia Silva
P2-6 Surveillance and molecular characterization of extended spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli strains isolated from patients with bloodstream infection in central Norway (2013-2015). Torunn Gresdal Rønning
P2-7 Increased clonality among Neisseria gonorrhoeae isolates during the COVID pandemic in Amsterdam Jolinda de Korne-Elenbaas
P2-8 Using thousands of clinical isolates and swine gut metagenomes to identify potential transmission between reservoirs in Denmark Alex Vincent Thorn
P2-9 Revealing genomic insights of the unexplored porcine pathogen Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae using whole genome sequencing Lourdes  Migura-Garcia
P2-10 The Swiss Pathogen Surveillance Platform – a nation-wide One-health sequencing data platform Fanny Wegner
P2-11 The SEMAPHORE project: genomics of asymptomatic colonization of humans by S. aureus linked to risk of recurrent infection Timothy Read
P2-12 Transmission dynamics of multidrug-resistant Escherichia coli sequence type 131 in the community  Yin Mo
P2-13 Genomic typing of circulating Enterobacterales clones in Neonates (PROTECT-Neo) Stefany Ayala Montaño
P2-14 TyphiNET: An online dashboard for global genomic surveillance of Salmonella Typhi Zoe Dyson
P2-15 Constructing a cgMLST scheme for Proteus mirabilis(Pm) Dennis Hansen
P2-16 MDR carbapenemase-producing hypervirulent Klebsiella pneumoniae ST23 in Poland, 2009-2019 Marta Biedrzycka
P2-17 VIM-type metallo-β-lactamase (MBL)-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae complex in Poland, 2006-2019 Marta Biedrzycka
P2-18 Unraveling Vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium clusters among hospitalized patients across different hospitals and hospital trusts in Berlin, Germany: results from routine outbreak analyses Friederike Maechler
P2-19 Transmission dynamics of VIM-1-producing Enterobacter cloacae complex in a tertiary care centre in Germany. Andreas F. Wendel
P2-20 WGS-based comparison of clinical Klebsiella pneumoniae sensu lato complex isolates with and without resistance to third generation cephalosporins Martin A Fischer
P2-21 The importance of sharing genomic data in resolving a listeriosis outbreak Eric Stevens
P2-22 Genomic typing ofClostridioides difficile from frozen stool samples to investigate cross-transmissions: a proof of concept Dominique S. Blanc
P2-23 Molecular epidemiology of multidrug-resistant Neisseria gonorrhoeae in Singapore  Kar Mun Lim
P2-24 MBL-producing Citrobacter spp. in Poland, 2011-2019 Paweł Urbanowicz
P2-25 Pipelines for OneHealth WGS analysis: From automated quality control and bacterial characterization towards decentralized outbreak investigation and international harmonization Carlus Deneke
P2-26 Multi-country dynamics of extended-spectrum cephalosporin resistance in Escherichia coli from animals and humans Roxana Zamudio Zea
P2-27 Genomic analysis of Salmonella infection and Antimicrobial Resistance in the UK associated with travel to Africa Aman Zahra
P2-28 Comparing GPSCs and Clonal complex clusters for Streptococcus pneumoniae Narender Kumar
P2-29 Genomic surveillance of Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococcus faecium in a Danish Region 2021: demonstrating the value of highly discriminatory typing and the inclusion of screening isolates in the investigation of a suspected outbreak. Michael Kemp
P2-30 Optimizing the gene-by-gene approach for bacterial typing with chewBBACA 3.0 Rafael Mamede
P2-31 Genomic library of Bordetella Sébastien Bridel
P2-32 Enabling high resolution typing of Streptococcus pyogenes with a novel whole-genome multilocus sequence typing schema Rafael Mamede
P2-33 Genomics of neonatal meningitis Escherichia coli: an overlooked E. coli pathotype Boas van der Putten
P2-34 Setting up accredited wet-lab and bioinformatic facilities for bacterial whole genome sequencing in routine medical diagnostics and public health surveillance Maaike van den Beld
P2-35 Whole genome sequencing of Shigella shows (inter)national relatedness and high antimicrobial resistance amongst isolates from men who have sex with men Maaike van den Beld
P2-36 GenoSalmSurv – An Integrated Genome-based surveillance system for Salmonella Michael Pietsch
P2-37 SARS-CoV-2 circulating lineages among patients attending at a COVID-19 reference center in Rio Grande do Sul, southernmost Brazil, from March 2020 to February 2022 Andreza Martins
P2-38 Creation of a schema for gene-by-gene typing of Streptococcus agalactiae Rafael Mamede
P2-39 The epidemiology and microbiology of emerging STEC clonal complex 29, in England Ella V. Rodwell
P2-40 Resistance profile and Genomic characterization of mcr-1 E. coli isolates from different hosts: focus on production animals Andreza Martins
P2-41 Genomic surveillance of non-typeable Haemophilus influenzae infections with novel pathology and epidemiology Brianna Bixler
P2-42 A new paradigm for enteric molecular surveillance: A Reoccurring, Emerging, and Persisting (REP) Strain of E. coli O157:H7 associated with leafy greens Heather Carleton
P2-43 Optimising genomic approaches for identifying vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium transmission in healthcare settings Charlie Higgs
P2-44 Genomic dissection of the bacterial population underlying K. pneumoniae infections in hospital patients: insights into an opportunistic pathogen Claire Gorrie
P2-45 The Changing Epidemiology of Invasive Group A Streptococcus infections in Israel during the COVID-19 pandemic – Concurrent Emergence and Expansion of emm74.0 and emm77.0  Assaf Rokney
P2-46 Comprehensive genomic surveillance and characterization of Listeria monocytogenesfrom clinical and environmental sources, 2017-2019, Israel Analía Ezernitchi
P2-47 Use of WGS reveals high intra-sample Campylobacter diversity in retail chicken – implications for source attribution and outbreak investigation Agata Dziegiel
P2-48 Schema Refinery: a tool to assist in the creation of cg/wgMLST schemas with chewBBACA Rafael Mamede
P2-49 Comparative genomics of a diverse multi-country outbreak of salmonellosis - the chicken bites that bit back Marie Anne Chattaway
P2-50 Characterization of a large SARS-CoV-2 outbreak occurred at a penitentiary centre in Catalonia, Spain  Antoni Bordoy
P2-52 Hybrid capture sequencing method, as a tool for monitoring of SARS-CoV-2 variants in mink Aleksandra Giza
P2-53 Genomic surveillance of shigellosis in Israel during the COVID-19 pandemic: reduction in total incidence with increase of ESBL-producing lineages Analía Ezernitchi
P2-54 Genomic surveillance and analysis of the diversity, antimicrobial resistance and virulence potential of clinical Campylobacter jejuni and Campylobacter coli strains rediat tewolde
P2-55 Comparison of Whole and Core Genome Multilocus Sequence Typing Schemes for Salmonella enterica Cluster Detection in a National Surveillance Network  Molly Leeper
P2-56 Clonal transmission and recurrence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus causing bloodstream infections in hospitalized adults detected using whole genome sequencing  Brooke Talbot
P2-57 On the widespread contamination of a persistent and hypovirulent strain of Listeria monocytogenes ST325 among dairy processing plants in Lombardy region (Italy) Ilaria Menozzi
P2-58 High-resolution phylogenomics of global Klebsiella pneumoniae Clonal Group 14 and 15 Angela Novais
P2-59 The use of whole genome sequencing in the national surveillance of zoonotic agents Verica Mioč
P2-60 BIGSdb-Listeria: from strain nomenclature to global pathogen surveillance Alexandra Moura
P2-61 Genomic surveillance of Bacillus anthracis in South Africa revealed a unique genetic cluster of B-clade strains Kgaugelo Lekota
P2-62 BIGSdb-Pasteur in 2022: an open platform for genomic taxonomies and epidemiological surveillance of bacterial pathogens Federica Palma
P2-63 Connecting European genomic surveillance pipelines in the BeONE project to foster outbreak detection across borders Simon H. Tausch
P2-64 Open-access bacterial population genomics and annotation using PubMLST and the BIGSdb platform Keith Jolley
P2-65 Utility of a routine one health approach in enhancing national genomic Salmonella surveillance Marie Chattaway
P2-66 Auf wiedersehen MLST; can we trust 7-loci for typing vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium? Paul Higgins
P2-67 Frequency of Acinetobacter species isolated from clinical samples over a 22-month period Paul Higgins
P2-68 Linezolid-resistant enterococci from hospital patients in Germany, 2016 – 2021 Jennifer Bender
P2-69 Impact of whole genome sequencing on Salmonella surveillance in England Lesley Larkin
P2-70 A prolonged 6-year nursery outbreak caused by Salmonella Poona in England identified using WGS Caisey Pulford
P2-71 Investigation of a complex Salmonella enteritidis cluster in the WGS-informed era of Salmonella surveillance. Anaïs Painset
P2-72 Hypervirulent Klebsiella pneumoniae in a tertiary hospital of Copenhagen, Denmark Karen Leth Nielsen
P2-73 Genomic epidemiology of Staphylococcus schleiferi and Staphylococcus coagulans in humans and dogs  Soe Yu Naing
P2-74 Elucidating Haemophilus influenzae type b epidemiology in the Netherlands using whole genome sequencing Linda Visser
P2-75 KlebNET-GSP: a global genomic surveillance platform for the Klebsiella pneumoniae species complex Chiara Crestani
P2-76 Bovine salmonellosis as a risk for public health: case study of a Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium clones responsible for human infections Alessandra Dodi
P2-77 Comparison of typing methods for genomic epidemiology of Clostridium perfringens Clare Barker
P2-78 An integrated approach for determination of clade-specific signatures of invasive Salmonella Enteritidis Blanca Perez-Sepulveda
P2-79 A 2019 Prospective Survey of Staphylococcus aureus in South America reveals distinct populations of MRSA and MSSA: Results from the first Staphnet-SA network study Silvia Argimón
P2-80 Design and rollout of Canada’s national SARS-CoV-2 genomic surveillance system Natalie Knox
P2-81 Cocirculating sub-epidemics of Treponema pallidum  infection characterise the contemporary syphilis outbreak in Australia Mona Taouk
P2-82 From PulseNet Canada to COVID-19: A Qualitative Model to Assess Readiness for Large-Scale Pathogen Genomic Surveillance  Natalie Knox
P2-83 Unveiling the potential of bacteriocins as markers of the ecology of Enterococcus faecium  and Enterococcus lactis Ana R Freitas
P2-84 Increase of carbapenemase-producing E. coli isolates in southern Spain coinciding with SARS Cov-2 pandemic: multiclonal complexity and relationship with international strains Lorena  López-Cerero
P2-85 The role of WGS in surveillance of carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii in Slovenia Leon Marič
P2-86  Selection and transmission patterns of enterococci in high-risk hospital areas Teresa M. Coque
P2-87 Clonal and plasmid dynamics of vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium obtained from a single hospital institution over the last 20 years Ana R. Freitas 
P2-88 PCR-based clade specific differentiation of Enterococcus faecium  and Enterococcus lactis Ana Freitas 
P2-89 Genomic surveillance of antimicrobial resistance in the Comunitat Valenciana (Spain): carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae Neris Garcia-Gonzalez
P2-90 Molecular characterization of blaNDM-1 from an Acinetobacter baumannii  outbreak in a German university hospital Kyriaki Xanthopoulou
P2-91 Whole genome sequencing-based characterization of Carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae (CPE) detected in the Balearic Islands (Spain) during 2021 Estrella Rojo-Molinero
P2-93 Improved accuracy of K. pneumoniae genomic sero-epidemiology by serologically-informed capsular-type prediction Thomas Stanton
P2-94 Impact of Whole Genome Sequencing in Listeria Routine Surveillance for Public Health Anais Painset
L005 Multiplex PCR Assay to Detect High Risk Lineages of Salmonella Typhi and Paratyphi A Fahad Khokhar
L006 Untargeted Metagenomic sequencing identifies Toscana virus in patients with idiopathic meningitis and reveal the first evidence of reassortment, Southern Spain MARIA DOLORES FERNANDEZ-GARCIA
L007 Galago: An Exploration and Reporting Tool Making Pathogen Genomic Data More Actionable During Outbreak Investigations Sidney Bell
L008 Comparing evolutionary characteristics of diverse bacterial pathogens using PopPUNK Samuel Horsfield
L009 Impact of hospital multi-drug resistance organism screening strategies on genomics informed transmission identification Christopher Connor
L010 Implementation and expansion of GenoTyphi in Mykrobe, for improved rapid genomic surveillance of Salmonella Typhi Danielle Ingle
L011 Exploiting PubMLST and combining with genomic epidemiology for melioidosis surveillance Jessica Webb
L012 Drawback of Single-Linkage Nomenclature with Clonal Serotypes of Salmonella Heather Carleton
L013 Monitoring of a SARS-CoV-2 outbreak using whole genome sequencing Monika Fliss
L014 Studying viral evolution in a B-cell depleted hematological patient with more that a year persistent SARS-CoV-2 B.1.177.77 carriage Monika Fliss
L015 Temperature-dependent hypermucoviscosity and genomic population structure of Klebsiella pneumoniae Mi Nguyen-Tra Le
L017 Is it the same strain?  Defining genomic epidemiology thresholds tailored to individual outbreaks Sylvain Brisse
L018 Using PopPUNK to define the population structure of Streptococcus agalactiae based on whole genome sequence data Uzma Basit Khan
L019 Population Genomics of Group B Streptococcus – Defining the clonal complexes and capsular polysaccharide locus within the PubMLST database Charlene Rodrigues
L020 When MALDI gives up, does whole genome sequencing provide correct identification? Sarah Mollerup
L021 Understanding the nature of Vibrio cholerae circulating prior to and during a mass vaccination campaign in the Forcibly Displaced Myanmar National (FDMN) population hosted in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh Alyce Taylor-Brown
L022 Klebsiella pneumoniae in Sudan: multidrug resistance, polyclonal dissemination and virulence Einas Osman
L023 Emergence of Escherichia coli ST1193 in a rural community of the Bolivian Chaco: a molecular epidemiological investigation Selene Rebecca Boncompagni
Poster Number Abstract Title Submitter
P3-2 Characterisation of a P1-phage like plasmid carrying blaCTX-M-15 in Salmonella Typhi Nair Satheesh
P3-4 Carbapenemase-mediated resistance among high-risk Pseudomonas aeruginosa lineages in Peru Isabella Tickler
P3-6 The micro-Matryoskha phenomenon: Multi-species outbreak by spread of a mobile resistance gene island on different plasmids. Casper Jamin
P3-7 hAMRonization: Enhancing antimicrobial resistance prediction using PHA4GE standards and specification Inês Mendes
P3-8 Use of Nanopore Sequencing to Characterise the Genomic Architecture of Mobile Genetic Elements Encoding blaCTX-M-15 in Escherichia coli Causing Travellers’ Diarrhoea Matthew Bird
P3-9 ClonalTracker: A new pipeline to survey vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium outbreaks Victoria Pascal Andreu
P3-10 Application of Long-Read Whole Genome Sequencing for Elucidating the Mechanisms of Antibiotic Resistance in Clinical Multidrug-Resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae Isolates Obtained from COVID-19 Patients Andrey Shelenkov
P3-11 PaliDIS: A tool for fast discovery of novel insertion sequences Victoria Carr
P3-13 Characterisation of blaKPC-2 plasmids in clinical and environmental Enterobacterales isolates from an urban location in Ireland  Mark Maguire
P3-14 Flux of enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli (ETEC) colonisation factors across bacterial species Astrid von Mentzer
P3-15 An optimised short-read approach to predict and reconstruct antibiotic resistance plasmids in Escherichia coli Julian Paganini
P3-16 Unravelling the TEM beta-lactamase evolutionary history and global spread based on genomic contexts in thousands of (meta)genomes Georgios-Nikiforos Pyrounakis
P3-17 Borrelia – the dynamic life of plasmids Gabriele Margos
P3-18 Diversity of plasmids and novel mobile elements provides insight in the rapid acquisition of multiple antimicrobial resistance genes in Staphylococcus pseudintermedius   Birgitta Duim
P3-19 Estimating rates of accessory gene gain and loss along dated phylogenetic trees Caitlin Collins
P3-20 Dynamics of blaOXA-48 plasmid transmissions among carbapenemase-producing Enterobacterales in a large hospital in the Netherlands, 2011 - 2021  Pieter Smit
P3-21 Genomic characterization of a nosocomial Kluyvera cryocrescens co-producing plasmid-borne KPC-3 and NDM-1 carbapenemases Michele Loiodice
P3-22 Clinical Klebsiella pneumoniae carrying multiple copies of Antigen 43-encoding gene of E. coli that can enhance biofilm formation Martina Tambassi
P3-24 Detection of plasmid contigs within short-read assemblies using Mash Adam Crewdson
P3-25 Emergence and spread of NDM-producing Carabapenem-resistant Enterobacterales: The utility of WGS for epidemiological inference in Israeli hospitals.   Hiren  Ghosh
P3-26 Prevalence of virulence factors in colonizing and infecting  Klebsiella pneumoniae isolates obtained from a German multicenter surveillance study Paul Higgins
P3-27 Genomic characterization of IncR plasmids carrying armA gene in clinical strains of Enterobacter hormaechei ST171 Carlos Serna
P3-28 Updates to virulence typing in genotyping tool Kleborate and the introduction of a novel typing scheme for the hypermucoidy-conferring rmp locus Margaret Lam
P3-29 Integron structure and plasmid diversity in clinical VIM-1 carbapenemase producing Enterobacter hormaechei isolates from Germany  Martin Fischer
P3-30 The global diversity and distribution of Klebsiella pneumoniae plasmids carrying the aerobactin encoding locus iuc3 isolated from clinical and non-clinical settings. Edward Feil
P3-31 Klebsiella pneumoniae strains isolated from artisanal food plants harbour the iuc3 locus-encoding virulence plasmid Cecilia Crippa
P3-32 Genomic investigation of Group B Streptococcus causing recurrent infections in infants in the UK Elita  Jauneikaite
P3-33 Role of Mammaliiococcus lentus in the evolution of beta-lactam resistance determinant in staphylococci Maria Miragaia
P3-34 Dynamics of staphylococcal cassette chromosome (SCC) elements in Staphylococcus epidermidis from bloodstream infections in NICU Maria Miragaia
L024 Plasmid characterization in bacterial isolates of public health relevance in a tertiary healthcare facility in Kilimanjaro, Tanzania Tolbert Sonda
L026 Antimicrobial resistance genotype-phenotype analysis of SHV β-lactamases in Klebsiella pneumoniae Kara Tsang
Poster Number Abstract Title Submitter
P4-1 Transmission of clones and plasmids carrying resistances to critically important antibiotics within and between hospitalized dogs and their environment Marisa Haenni
P4-2 Effects of housing conditions on MRSA carriage and the nasal microbiome in swine Natalie Effelsberg
P4-3 Plasmid loss across two lineages of Staphylococcus aureus in critically endangered captive Livingstone’s fruit bats Keira Cozens
P4-4 Evolution of carbapenem and pan-aminoglycoside resistance scenario after four years in hospital wastewater of Ghana Jose F. Delgado-Blas
P4-5 Characterisation and comparison of Klebsiella species from wastewater, healthcare-settings and crops in Quetta City, Pakistan. Samia Habib
P4-6 Livestock-associated MSSA as a cause of bloodstream infections Jesper Larsen
P4-7 NGS-based molecular typing of veterinary Escherichia coli strains in Germany between 2004 - 2020 from the German national antibiotic Resistance Monitoring (GERM-Vet) Stefan Fiedler
P4-8 Linezolid-resistance genes and mutations among linezolid-susceptible Enterococcus spp. from German hospital patients – A loose cannon? Jennifer Bender
P4-9 One-health spread of highly conserved mcr-1-carrying plasmids in Escherichia coli in Germany Bernd Neumann
P4-10 Whole genome sequencing in extended-spectrum beta-lactamase (ESBL) producing Enterobacterales outbreak detection in an equine hospital Katarina Eskola
P4-11 Frequent dissemination and carriage of an SCCmec-mecC hybrid in methicillin-resistant Mammaliicoccus sciuri in farm animals from Tunisia Maria Miragaia
P4-12 Manure-amended soils is a major source of greenhouses contamination with Escherichia coli carrying antibiotic resistance mcr and blaCTX-M genes of highest priority for public health  Anicia  Gomes
P4-13 Following dissemination of microbial populations through the pork production chain using multiomics approaches. Mariana Camoez
P4-15 Hidden resistances: How routine whole genome sequencing uncovered an otherwise undetected blaNDM-1 gene in Vibrio alginolyticus isolated from imported seafood Jacqueline Morris
P4-16 Pork production chain in Portugal constitutes a reservoir of antibiotic resistance genes and pathogenic Enterobacterales Maria Miragaia
L028 Isolation and characterization of nasal Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus species from subsistence farming communities in Nepal: a one-health approach Supram Hosuru Subramanya
L029 Genomic epidemiology of Cryptosporidium parvum in Europe Davide Sassera
L030 Repeated evolution of bedaquiline resistance in South African Mycobacterium tuberculosis is driven by truncation of the regulatory gene Rv0678 Leah W Roberts
L031 The genomic epidemiology of Escherichia albertii in Great Britain Rebecca Bengtsson
Poster Number Abstract Title Submitter
P5-1 Building a k-mer based GWAS pipeline to identify genome rearrangement associations Yi Ling Tam
P5-2 MetaMobilePicker: a novel tool for the computational identification of mobile genetic elements in metagenomes Jesse Kerkvliet
P5-3 Bakta: recent improvements for the annotation of bacterial genomes Oliver Schwengers
P5-4 GenoLearn: an autoML package for dimensionality reduction and building models with kmer-based sequence elements as features Jordan Taylor
P5-5 Using two complementary bacterial nomenclature systems: MultiLevel Single Linkage (MLSL) and Life Identification Numbers (LIN) codes Melanie Hennart
P5-6 Genome-wide association studies for the identification of novel resistance mechanisms in methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus lacking mec determinants Anna Sommer
P5-7 Genomics Data Index: A framework for the indexing, querying, clustering, and visualization of microbial genomes for surveillance and outbreak detection Aaron Petkau
P5-8 PFGE and WGS typing of E. coli; Bridging the gap between the old and new goldstandards Ibrahim El-khalil Adam
L032 Ribosomal MLST nucleotide identity (rMLST-NI), a rapid bacterial species identification method: application to Klebsiella and Raoultella genomic species validation James Bray
L033 Fasten with Pipes Lee Katz
L034 P-DOR: a tool for rapid WGS-based bacterial outbreak characterization Gherard Batisti Biffignandi
L035 KPop: An assembly-free and scalable method for the comparative analysis of microbial genomes Paolo Ribeca
Poster Number Abstract Title Submitter
P6-1 Antibiotic susceptibility profiles of Streptococcus pyogenes isolated from invasive and non-invasive infections in a low-resourced setting:  Findings from the AFROStrep Study Kimona Rampersadh
P6-2 Analysis of WGS data to establish linkage of Salmonella from food and clinical cases of human salmonellosis in England: a new approach to risk ranking   Marie Chattaway
P6-3 Emergence and patho-adaptation of epidemic Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Aaron Weimann
P6-4 Improving molecular detection of SARS-CoV-2 in European expert public health laboratories: lessons learnt from two SARS-CoV-2 external quality assessments Kamelia R. Stanoeva
P6-5 Identification of the two genes mgtE and spoVG involved in zinc tolerance of Staphylococcus aureus Jacqueline Schürmann
P6-6 Estimating fitness effects of Bordetella pertussis variants from genetic data Noémie Lefrancq
P6-7 Role of biocides in selection of methicillin-resistant, mec-negative Staphylococcus aureus - two sides of a coin? Anna Sommer
P6-8 Respiratory carriage of hypervirulent Klebsiella pneumoniae by indigenous populations of Malaysia  David Cleary
P6-9 Enterococci in marine bivalves from Norway – where do they come from and should we be concerned?  Kristin Hegstad
P6-10 Quaternary ammonium compounds tolerance genes found among Enterococcus spp. are shared with multiple bacterial taxa Ana R. Freitas
P6-11 Translational implementation of WGS technology for Public Health Kristy Horan
L037 SARS-CoV-2 spike mRNA vaccine sequences circulate in blood up to 28 days after COVID-19 vaccination Jose Alfredo Samaniego Castruita
L038 SPEAR: Systematic ProtEin AnnotatoR Matthew Crown

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