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Emerging Multidrug Resistance, ESCMID Postgraduate Education Course

6 - 7 June 2011, Paris, France


Patrice Nordmann, Paris, France for the ESCMID Education Subcommittee

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Monday, 6 June 2011

  • Genetic elements that spread multidrug resistance determinants in Gram-negatives; how complex is the problem? T. Walsh
  • ESBLs: a 21st century pandemic. N. Woodford
  • Carbapenemases in Enterobacteriaceae: an endless story? P. Nordmann
  • Chromosom and plasmid-mediated resistance to quinolones / fluoroquinolones in Enterobacteriaceae. L. Poirel
  • Treatment of infections from multidrug-resistant Gram-negatives: Enterobacteriaceae, P. aeruginosa and A. baumannii; a dead end? J. Garau
  • Vancomycin-resistant enterococci; identification, spread and treatment. Emergence in Europe? R. Leclercq
  • Community-acquired MRSA: from animals to humans or vice versa. Animals as the culprit? A. van Belkum

Tuesday, 7 June 2011

  • Virulence and resistance in S. aureus. F. Laurent
  • Control of outbreaks associated to multidrug resistant MRSA, enterococci, P. aeruginosa, A. baumannii or ESBL-producing K. pneumoniae – all the same or different? J.R. Zahar
  • Current and future techniques for diagnosis of multidrug resistance. Y. Glupczynski
  • Novel antibiotics, novel developments. D. Karageorgopoulos
Course Faculty
  • Javier Garau, Barcelona, ES
  • Youri Glupczynski, Louvain, BE
  • Drosos E. Karageorgopoulos, Athens, GR
  • Frederic Laurent, Lyon, FR
  • Roland Leclercq, Caen, FR
  • Patrice Nordmann, Paris, FR
  • Laurent Poirel, Paris, FR
  • Alex van Belkum, La Balme-Les-Grottes, FR
  • Timothy Walsh, Cardiff, UK
  • Neil Woodford, London, UK
  • Jean Ralph Zahar, Paris, FR
Administrative Secretariat

Patrice Nordmann
South Paris Medical School, Hospital Bicêtre
78 rue du G-Leclerc
94275 Le Kremlin-Bicêtre

Phone +33 1 45 21 36 32
Fax +33 1 45 21 63 40

Course Description

The focus of this course is on multidrugresistant bacteria. Topics include resistance mechanisms and their spread, infection control, diagnosis techniques, treating multidrug- resistant infections, and novel antibiotic development. The objective of this course is to update the participants on the most recent developments in the field.

Course Venue

17 rue de l’Arcade
75008 Paris


Target Audience

up to 40 microbiologists and infectious disease specialists.

Last update: 23 November 2011

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