12th ESCMID Summer School

6 - 13 July 2013, Vravrona, Greece

Organised by the ESCMID Education Subcommittee.

Summer School Directors

  • Mical Paul, Petah-Tiqva, Israel
  • George Petrikkos, Athens, Greece
  • Anna Skiada, Athens, Greece

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Educational Material

Presentations & Webcasts are availabe in the ESCMID Online Lecture Library.

Plenary Lectures
  • Bacteria producing ESBL: What is the optimal treatment?
    Jesús Rodríguez-Baño
  • Carbapenemase producing Gram-negative bacteria. Maria Souli
  • VRE: How serious is the problem? Moyssis Lelekis
  • Colistin, fosfomycin, tigecycline: How effective are they? Mical Paul
  • Infection control for MDR Gram-negative bacteria. Anastasia Antoniadou
  • Interactive: from antibiogram to treatment. George Daikos
  • Review of the year: most influential papers. Maria Souli
  • Changing epidemiology of invasive fungal infections. George Petrikkos
  • Diagnosis of invasive Candidiasis in the ICU. Miranda Drogari-Apiranthitou
  • Non-culture-based methods to detect invasive aspergillosis and candidaemia. Georgia Vrioni
  • Mucormycosis, fusariosis. Anna Skiada
  • Antifungal drugs: an update. George Petrikkos
  • Candidaemia: prophylactic, pre-emptive or targeted treatment? Anna Skiada
  • Influenza vaccination: myths and reality. Sotirios Tsiodras
  • Lessons from previous influenza pandemics. George Petrikkos
  • Laboratory methods for diagnosis of respiratory viruses. Georgia Vrioni
  • Infections due to West Nile and Dengue virus: two emerging diseases.
    Mical Paul
  • Viral haemorrhagic fevers. Nikolaos Sipsas
  • Evolution in the therapeutics of respiratory viral infections. Sotirios Tsiodras
  • How to publish the results of your research. Leonard Leibovici
  • HIV and tuberculosis co-infection. George Daikos
  • Primary prevention of opportunistic infections in HIV-infected patients. Nikolaos Sipsas
  • Treatment of hepatitis B and C in the HIV-infected patient.
    Antonios Papadopoulos
  • State of the HAART. Antonios Papadopoulos
  • MDR/XDR tuberculosis: epidemiology and management. George Daikos
  • Lyme disease in Europe. Nikolaos Sipsas
  • Malaria elimination efforts: have they proven successful? Sotirios Tsiodras
  • Laboratory diagnosis of Q fever. Maria Souli
  • Visceral Leishmaniasis. Antonios Papadopoulos
  • How to prepare a presentation. Murat Akova
  • CMV infection in transplant recipients. Matthew Falagas
  • Infectious causes of fever and rash in non-HIV immunocompromised hosts. Anna Skiada
  • Vaccines in immunocompromised patients. Murat Akova
  • Management of severe sepsis, review of the year: most influential papers. Leonard Leibovici
Small Group Tutorials
  • Approach to the immunocompromised patient with respiratory insufficiency and bilateral lung infiltrates. Anna Skiada
  • The travel clinic. George Panos
  • Advanced methods in the molecular microbiology laboratory. Georgia Vrioni
  • Antibiotics stewardship in the era of MDR bacteria. Moyssis Lelekis
  • How to design a clinical trial. Matthew Falagas


  • Murat Akova, Ankara, Turkey
  • Emmi Andersson, Stockholm, Sweden
  • Anastasia Antoniadou, Athens, Greece
  • George Daikos, Athens, Greece
  • Miranda Drogari-Apiranthitou, Athens, Greece
  • Matthew Falagas, Athens, Greece
  • Panagiotis Gargalianos, Athens, Greece
  • Leonard Leibovici, Petah-Tiqva, Israel
  • Moyssis Lelekis, Athens, Greece
  • George Panos, Patra, Greece
  • Antonios Papadopoulos, Athens, Greece
  • Mical Paul, Petah-Tiqva, Israel
  • George Petrikkos, Athens, Greece
  • Jesús Rodríguez-Baño, Seville, Spain
  • George Samonis, Heraklion, Greece
  • Nikolaos Sipsas, Athens, Greece
  • Anna Skiada, Athens, Greece
  • Maria Souli, Athens, Greece
  • Sotirios Tsiodras, Athens, Greece
  • Georgia Vrioni, Athens, Greece