Acute Infectious Encephalitis: Challenges in Clinical and Biological Diagnosis, ESCMID Postgraduate Education Course


30 March - 1 April 2011, Grenoble, France

Organisers

Société de Pathologie Infectieuse de Langue Française (SPILF).

Course Materials

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Wednesday, 30 March 2011

  • Pathophysiology of acute encephalitis. T. De Broucker
  • Epidemiology of encephalitis in Europe. J. Granerod
  • First line management of suspected encephalitis. J.-P. Stahl

Thursday 31 March 2011

  • The value of new tools and trusted recipes in the aetiological diagnosis of encephalitis. P. Morand
  • The challenge of diagnosis HHV6 encephalitis. K.N. Ward
  • Tick-borne encephalitis. T. Lenhard
  • Rabies epidemiology, prevention and treatment. A. Mailles, R. Gauzit
  • Viral zoonotic encephalitis. B. Paterson
  • Besides pathogens: immune-mediated encephalitis mimicking viral encephalitis. J. Honnorat

Friday, 1 April 2011

  • Emerging encephalitis: WN, Nipah, Enterovirus 71 and others. N. Tordo
  • Imaging in encephalitis. N. Girard
  • Workshop on unusual presentations. P. Tattevin
Course Faculty
  • T. De Broucker, Saint Denis, FR
  • R. Gauzit, Paris, FR
  • N. Girard, Marseille, FR
  • J. Granerod, London, UK
  • J. Honnorat, Lyon, FR
  • T. Lehnhard, Heidelberg, DE
  • A. Mailles, Paris, FR
  • P. Morand, Grenoble, FR
  • B. Paterson, Newcastle, AU
  • J.-P. Stahl, Grenoble, FR
  • P. Tattevin, Rennes, FR
  • N. Tordo, Lyon, FR
  • K. N. Ward, London, UK
Contact Person

Jean Paul Stahl

Service des Maladies Infectieuses
CHU Grenoble, CP 217
38043 Grenoble
France
Phone +33 476 76 5291
Fax +33 476 76 5838

 

Administrative Secretariat

Marguerite Gaulin
SPILF
40 Impasse Anatole France
Cidex 423
38920 Crolles
France

Phone +33 476 765 291
Fax +33 476 765 838

Course Objectives
  • To know about the epidemiology of acute infectious encephalitis in Europe and other travel destinations
  • To be able to distinguish between infectious encephalitis and infection-mimicking encephalitis
  • To understand the pathophysiology of acute infectious encephalitis
  • To be able to propose an appropriate biological and imaging diagnosis management
  • To manage unusual or rare infectious encephalitis
  • To be able to propose an appropriate treatment for an acute infectious encephalitis

 

Course Venue

Grenoble University,
Grenoble
France

 

Target Audience

Up to 50 hospital physicians (infectious diseases, medical microbiology, neurology, internal medicine).