State-of-the-art in Emerging Fungal Infections, ESCMID Postgraduate Education Course

8 - 9 September 2011, Cluj-Napoca, Romania


Romanian Society of Medical Mycology and Mycotoxicology (SRMMM)


Course Coordinators
  • Mihai Mares, Iasi, RO
  • Monica Junie, Cluj-Napoca, RO
Course Material

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Thursday, 8 September 2011

  • Susceptibility profile of emerging fungal pathogens. Monica Junie
  • Fungal infections of the central nervous system. Serafim Kastanakis
  • Antifungal resistance testing. Birgit Willinger
  • Involvment of dermatophytes in human and animal pathology. Cristian Magdas
  • Current epidemiology, diagnostic and treatment approaches of invasive zygomycosis. George Petrikkos

Friday, 9 September 2011

  • Variation of filamentous fungal flora and invasive infections: what is the relationship? Hervé Pelloux
  • Invasive fungal infections due to Microascaceae and Thermoascaceae species. Mihai Mares
  • Mechanisms of a system of surveillance of infections caused by fungi. Mircea Ioan Popa
  • Invasive zygomycosis in neonates and children. Emmanuel Roilides
  • Nosocomial fungal infections - epidemiology, control and prevention. Amanda Radulescu
  • Fusarium infections. Anna Maria Tortorano
  • The art of antifungal treatment – linking the gap between evidence and reality. Elisabeth Presterl
  • Diagnosis of zygomycosis in the clinical microbiology laboratory. Eric Dannaoui
  • Primary immunodeficiency manifested in adults. Victor Cristea
Course Faculty
  • Victor Cristea, Cluj-Napoca, RO
  • Eric Dannaoui, Paris, FR
  • Monica Junie, Cluj-Napoca, RO
  • Serafim Kastanakis, Chania, GR
  • Cristian Magdas, Cluj-Napoca, RO
  • Mihai Mares, Iasi, RO
  • Hervé Pelloux, Grenoble, FR
  • George Petrikkos, Athens, GR
  • Mircea Ioan Popa, Bucharest, RO
  • Elisabeth Presterl, Vienna, AT
  • Amanda Radulescu, Cluj-Napoca, RO
  • Emmanuel Roilides, Thessaloniki, GR
  • Anna Maria Tortorano, Milan, IT
  • Birgit Willinger, Vienna, AT
Administrative Secretariat

Ramona Moraru

P.O. Box: 6-1356
700480 Iasi

Phone +40 232 407 319
Fax +40 232 407 316

Course Objectives

This educational course will provide updated information about the trends in epidemiology, diagnostic and therapy of emerging fungal infections .


Course Venue

“Iuliu Hatieganu” University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine
Cluj-Napoca, Romania


Target Audience

20-40 clinical microbiologists, clinicians and PhD students.