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2nd ESCMID/ASM Workshop on Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance

1 - 3 October 2009, Cairo, Egypt

About the workshop

This workshop was carried out with the support of ESCMID in collaboration with the American Society for Microbiology (ASM) and the Cairo University and the Society of Practitioners of Infection Control of Egypt (SPIC Egypt).
The objective of the workshop was to provide the participants with updated background information and a short practical approach to the study of the mechanisms of antimicrobial resistance as well as the molecular epidemiology in clinical relevant Gram-positive and Gram-negative microorganisms.

The event took place at the School of Medicine, Cairo University. One hundred students from different African countries met for a theoretical presentation during the morning and 20 students from selected institutions from these countries participated in the afternoon microbiology practice sessions.

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Contact person

Atef El-Gendy, PhD
Molecular Epidemiology Unit
United States Naval Medical Research Unit No.3 (NAMRU-3)
Cairo, Egypt

Phone +011 202 2342 1375/6, +011 202 2342-1378/9
Fax +011 202 2342 7121, +011 202 2342 3428

Last update: 20 October 2009

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