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Medical guidelines

This webpage is a collection of official guidelines published by ESCMID or endorsed by ESCMID. If your society or organization has guidelines that you would like to have listed here, please contact the ESCMID Guidelines Director. 
Contact through ESCMID office: guidancedocuments[at]escmid.org

ESCMID medical guidelines

Relevant practice guidelines in the fields of clinical microbiology and infectious diseases written or endorsed by ESCMID.

ESCMID guidelines in development

The draft version of the "Consensus statement on antimicrobial de-escalation in critically ill patients " has now entered into the public consultation phase. The ...

Guidelines endorsed by ESCMID

Although the polymyxins became available in the 1950s, interest in them as salvage therapy for multidrug-resistant and extensively drug-resistant gram-negative infections recently ...

Jointly developed guidelines

For a complete list of medical guideline publications in 2017, please have a look at the Publications Page.

ESCMID consensus statements

These documents provide a consensus view by experts based on their knowledge of the scientific literature and research data that support the conclusions and recommendations of the report.

Other guidelines

Relevant practice guidelines in the fields of clinical microbiology and infectious diseases from other societies and organisations.

GRADE Online Learning Modules from ESCMID / Mc Master University

2 hours are needed to complete this course - 8 videos of approximately 15 minutes each.

These online learning modules are designed to ...

Do you need funding for guideline production?

Detailed guidance is provided in the ESCMID Operating Procedures for Medical Guidelines.

EOPs for Medical Guidelines