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ESCMID Panorama

Gaining Expertise on Mycobacterial Infections, ESCMID Postgraduate Education Course

27 - 29 May 2013, Paris, France

Organisers
  • ESCMID Study Group for Mycobacterial Infections (ESGMYC)
  • École du Val-de-Grâce
  • Société Française de Microbiologie (SFM)
  • French National Reference Center for mycobacteria and resistance to antituberculous drugs
  • Université Paris Diderot
  • Hôpitaux universitaires Lariboisière-Saint Louis, AP-HP
Course Coordinators
  • René Courcol, Lille, France
  • Vincent Jarlier, Paris, France
  • Audrey Merens, Saint-Mandé, France
Course Objectives

This course will present methods for diagnosing mycobacterial infections and strategies to treat/cure them taking into account various epidemiological settings including those observed in European countries. Experts of the ESGMYC board and members of the group will provide comprehensive information and up-to-date data.

Course Venue

École du Val-de-Grâce
1, place Alphonse Laveran
75230 Paris, cedex 5 (5th district)
France

Target Audience

40 trainees or specialists in clinical microbiology, infectious diseases, tropical diseases, infection control, public health and health care management, internal medicine, respiratory diseases, dermatology or veterinary medicine.

Contact Person

Professor Emmanuelle Cambau
Bacteriology laboratory
Hôpital Lariboisière
2 rue Ambroise Paré
Paris, France

Phone +33 149 95 65 54
Fax +33 149 95 85 37

Administrative Secretariat

Olivia Vong
Secrétariat
Société Française de Microbiologie
191 rue de Vaugirard
75015 Paris, France

Phone +33 145 66 79 44
Fax +33 145 67 46 98

Course Programme


Presentations are availabe in the ESCMID Online Lecture Library.

Monday, 27 May 2013


Review of methods for diagnosing tuberculosis and strategy to cure TB cases

  • 09:00 Introduction of the course. E. Cambau & A. Merens
  • 09:15 Epidemiology of tuberculosis. A. Trebucq
  • 10:00 European activities on TB surveillance and control. D. Antoine
  • 10:30 Coffee Break
  • 11:00 Clinical spectrum of tuberculosis (pulmonary and extra-pulmonary tuberculosis). C. Lange
  • 11:45 Immunology of tuberculosis. R. Moores
  • 12:15 Bacteriology diagnosis of tuberculosis. T. Kocagoz
  • 13:00 Lunch Break
  • 14:00 Antibiotic treatment of tuberculosis. M. Santin
  • 14:45 Tuberculosis in children. C. Delacourt
  • 15:15 Antibiotic susceptibility of tuberculous bacilli. E. Boettger
  • 15:45 Tea Break
  • 16:15 Action and Mechanisms of resistance of antibiotics involving protein synthesis. E. Boettger
  • 16:45 Action and Mechanisms of resistance involving nucleic acid synthesis.
    A. Aubry
  • 17:15 Action and Mechanisms of resistance involving mycolic acid synthesis.
    W. Sougakoff
  • 17:45 General discussion
  • 20:00 Meeting for dinner

Tuesday, 28 May 2013

MDR tuberculosis and surveillance

  • 09:00 New antituberculous drugs. V. Jarlier
  • 09:30 Management of MDR TB. C. Popa
  • 10:15 How to implement tuberculosis surveillance at a country level.
    J. Robert
  • 10:45 Coffee Break
  • 11:15 Tuberculosis prevention by contact tracing and preventive chemotherapy. Seref Ozkara

PRO/CON debates about tuberculosis

  • 11:45 Infection control: Early ambulatory therapy vs. hospital isolation.
    G. Bothamley & M. Santin
  • 12:30 Lunch Break
  • 13:30 Immunodiagnosis: TST vs. IGRA. H. Rieder & M. Sester
  • 14:15 Molecular testing for early diagnosis of tuberculosis: PRO & CON.
    C. Boehme & M. Viveiros
  • 15:00 Use of M. tuberculosis fingerprinting. TBD
  • 15:30 General discussion about TB.
  • 16:00 Tea Break

Review of methods for diagnosing respiratory infections due to nontuberculous mycobacteria and strategy to treat them (part 1)

  • 16:30 Nontuberculous mycobacteria taxonomy. E. Tortoli
  • 17:00 Nontuberculous mycobacteria immunity/pathogenesis. B. Heym
  • 18:30 Meeting for visit and dinner

Wednesday, 29 May 2013

Review of methods for diagnosing respiratory infections due to nontuberculous mycobacteria and strategy to treat them (part 2)

  • 09:00 Diagnosis of nontuberculous mycobacteria infection. J. Gonzales
  • 09:30 Clinical features of respiratory nontuberculous mycobacteria infections. C. Andrejak
  • 10:00 Antibiotic susceptibility of nontuberculous mycobacteria. E. Cambau
  • 10:30 Coffee Break
  • 11:00 Antibiotic Treatment of nontuberculous mycobacteria infections.
    J. Van Ingen
  • 11:30 Buruli Ulcer. F. Portaels
  • 12:00 Skin and soft and tissue infections due to Nontuberculous mycobacteria. S. Oro
  • 12:30 General discussion about NTM infections.
  • 12:45 Lunch Break

Review of methods for diagnosing leprosy and strategy to cure leprosy cases including MDR cases

  • 13:45 Epidemiology of leprosy. P. Saunderson
  • 14:15 Clinical features of leprosy and classification. B. Flageul
  • 14:45 Bacteriological diagnosis of leprosy. M. Viveiros
  • 15:15 Immunology of leprosy. A. Geluk
  • 15:45 Tea Break
  • 16:15 Antibiotic Treatment of leprosy. P. Saunderson
  • 16:45 Antibiotic susceptibility Resistance mechanisms and detection.
    E. Cambau
  • 17:15 General discussion on leprosy.
  • 17:30 Evaluation and certification.
  • 18:00 End of course and departures.
Faculty Members
  • Claire Andrejak, Amiens, France
  • Delphine Antoine, Paris, France
  • Alexandra Aubry, Paris, France
  • Katharina Boehme, Darmstadt, Germany
  • Erik Boettger, Zurich, Switzerland
  • Graham Bothamley, London, United Kingdom
  • Emmanuelle Cambau, Paris, France
  • Christophe Delacourt, Paris, France
  • Beatrice Flageul, Paris, France
  • Annemieke Geluk, Leiden, The Netherlands
  • Julian Gonzalez, Barcelona, Spain
  • Beate Heym, Boulogne-Billancourt, France
  • Vincent Jarlier, Paris, France
  • Tanil Kocagoz, Ankara, Turkey
  • Christoph Lange, Hamburg, Germany
  • Audrey Merens, Saint-Mandé, France
  • Rachel Moores, London, United Kingdom
  • Saskia Oro, Créteil, France
  • Seref Ozkara, Ankara, Turkey
  • Cristina Popa, Bucharest, Romania
  • Francoise Portaels, Antwerp, Belgium
  • Hans Rieder, Zurich, Switzerland
  • Jerome Robert, Paris, France
  • Miguel Santin, Barcelona, Spain
  • Paul Saunderson, Norway
  • Martina Sester, Hamburg, Germany
  • Wladimir Sougakoff, Paris, France
  • Enrico Tortoli, Milan, Italy
  • Arnaud Trebucq, Paris, France
  • Jakko van Ingen, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
  • Miguel Viveiros, Lisbon, Portugal
Last update: 03 May 2013

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