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ESCMID Panorama

Oral Presentaions


The following abstracts have been selected for an oral presentation and are part of the final programme.

Number Title Authors
94 Transferdynamics of the antibiotic resistance plasmid pOXA-48 in a hospital Ricardo León-Sampedro | Javier de la Fuente | Cristina Díaz-Agero | Thomas Crellen | Patrick Musicha | Jerónimo Rodríguez-Beltrán | Marta Hernández García | Nieves López Fresneña | Patricia Ruiz-Garbajosa | Rafael Canton Moreno | Ben Cooper | Alvaro San Millan
95 Characterisationof mcr-5-harbouring plasmids and mobilegenetic elements in Salmonella usingshort-read and long-read sequencing technologies Maria Borowiak | Carlus Deneke | Jennie Fischer | Jens André Hammerl | Simon H. Tausch | Istvan Szabo | Burkhard Malorny
96 Antibioticexposure and impact on the gut microbiome and resistome: A prospective clinicalmetagenomics multicenter cohort study Matthias Willmann | Maria Vehreschild | Lena Maria Biehl | Wichard Vogel | Daniela Dörfel | Axel Hamprecht | Harald Seifert | Ingo B. Autenrieth | Silke Peter
101 High prevalence of vanB in non-enterococcal flora including a novel anaerobic species contributes topersistent outbreaks of vancomycin resistant enterococci in a Norwegianhospital Randi Monsen Nygaard | Kristin Hegstad | Øyvind Kommedal | Paul Christoffer Lindemann
104 Intralaboratorycomparison of the Oxford Nanopore’s MinION sequencing device for microbialapplications Marco Ivens | Bazante Sanders | Miao Miao Zhou | Brian van der Veer | Casper Jamin | Nicole van den Braak | Lieke Van Alphen | Eefje Schrauwen
107 Standardisation of Public Genomic Datasets of E. coli from Food-Animals:A First Step Towards Global Genomic Comparisons João Pires | Jana Huisman | Sebastian Bonhoeffer | Thomas Van Boeckel
114 Genomic analysis explaining long term carriage of ESBL-producing E. coli acquired during international travel Boas van der Putten | Jarne van Hattem | John Penders | Constance Schultsz
117 From sequence types to pathovars: Public health relevance of virulence markers in prospectively sequenced populations Alicia Arnott | Rebecca Rockett | Verlaine Timms | Qinning Wang | Cristina Sotomajor | Vitali Sintchenko
126 Emergence of plasmid-mediated high-level tigecyclineresistance genes in animals and humans Dejun Liu | Tao He | Ran Wang | Huangwei Song | Timothy R. Walsh | Jianzhong Shen | Yang Wang
148 Global Salmonella plasmid population dynamics andassociations with known antimicrobial resistance genes James Robertson | Kyrylo Bessonov | Eduardo Taboada | John Nash
174 Tracking carbapenemase harbouringplasmids by application of long-read sequencing technology: a new dimension of surveillanceof MDR bacteria within the hospital setting Silke Peter | Oberhettinger Philipp | Gross Caspar | Bader Baris | Hoffmann Nadine | Schmidt Annika | Liese Jan | Marschal Matthias | Willmann Matthias | Autenrieth Ingo | Ossowski Stephan
180 Chlamydia trachomatis outbreak: when the virulence-associated genome backbone imports aprevalence-associated major antigen signature Vitor Borges | Dora Cordeiro | Ana Isabel Salas | Zohra Lodhia | Cristina Correia | Joana Isidro | Candida Fernandes | Ana Maria Rodrigues | Jacinta Azevedo | Joao Alves | Joao Roxo | Miguel Rocha | Rita Corte-Real | Luis Vieira | Maria Jose Borrego | João Paulo Gomes
196 The rise of Enterococcus faeciumST117 - a 20 years longitudinal analysis of a successful hospital-adaptedlineage Jennifer Karin Bender | Carola Fleige | Bernd Neumann | Ingo Klare | Guido Werner
203 Genome wide association studies reveals the genetic factors that contribute to the success of Staphylococcus saprophyticus as a uropathogen Opeyemi Lawal | Ons Bouchami | Peder Worning | Mette Damkjaer Bartels | Maria Luisa Goncalves | Paulo Paixão | Cristina Toscano | Elsa Filipa Pasmal De Almeida Goncalves | Henrik Westh | Maria Joao Fraqueza | H. De Lencastre | Maria Miragaia
216 Empowering data sharing for genomics-based public health surveillance using ontologies Emma Griffiths | Damion Dooley | Gurinder Gosal | Ivan Gill | Shannon Russell | Lauren Tindale | Virginia Pichler | Thomas Matthews | Aaron Petkau | Josh Adam | Dan Fornika | Geoff Winsor | Finlay Maguire | Brian Alcock | Andrew McArthur | Robert Beiko | Morag Graham | Fiona Brinkman | Gary Van Domselaar | William Hsiao
217 Genomic investigations into Serratia marcescens causing outbreaks in neonatological intensive care units Sandra Reuter | Swapnil Doijad | Yancheng Yao | Rafael Canton Moreno | Jari Jalava | Gunnar Skov Simonsen | Marek Gniadkowski | Jesus Oteo | Jane Turton | Timothy R. Walsh | Nina Nestorova | Trinad Chakraborty | Hajo Grundmann
228 Transmission of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcusaureus (MRSA) ST398 through the food chain in Portugal Ons Bouchami | H. De Lencastre | Opeyemi Lawal | Maria Joao Fraqueza | Nuno Alexandre Faria | Maria Miragaia
209 Added value of implementing whole genome sequencing – a double-edgedsword Eva Litrup | Susanne Schjørring | Katrine Joensen | Pernille Gymoese | Kristoffer Kiil | Mia Torpdahl
235 Genomics-based risk factoranalysis: identification of drivers associated with the spread of antimicrobialresistance in Salmonella enterica subsp. enterica serovarHeidelberg in Ontario, Canada Benjamin Hetman | David Pearl | Dillon Barker | James Robertson | John Nash | Richard Reid-Smith | Jane Parmley | Amrita Bharat | Michael Mulvey | Eduardo Taboada
244 FT-IR spectroscopy: an effective method for real-time outbreak investigation Jonathan Lellouche | Nadya Rakovitsky | Sammy Frenk | David Schwartz | Hadas Kon | Shirin Abramov | Polet Elmalih | Yehuda Carmeli
245 Campylobacter plasmids and niche adaptation Aldert Zomer | Linda van der Graaf-van Bloois | Claudia Coipan | Hetty Blaak | Ciska Schets | Miriam Koene | Eelco Franz | Birgitta Duim | Lapo Mughini Gras | Jaap A. Wagenaar
273 Genomic Diversity, Antimicrobial Resistance and Virulence of Klebsiella pneumoniaefrom Animal Carriage: a Comprehensive Analysis in an One Health Perspective Carla Rodrigues | Marisa Haenni | Maxime Bour | Cécile Ponsin | Jean-Louis Pinsard | Virginie Passet | Jean-Yves Madec | Sylvain Brisse
276 MultidimensionalSequence Typing (MDST): a new method to localize particular sequences in the universeof bacterial genomes Miguel D. Fernandez-de-Bobadilla | Alba María Talavera Rodríguez | Fernando Baquero | Teresa Coque | Val Fernandez Lanza
279 Pangenome Analysis TOolkit (PATO): A newintegrative suite to analyze very large numbers of genomes. Alba María Talavera Rodríguez | Miguel D. Fernandez-de-Bobadilla | Fernando Baquero | Teresa Coque | Val Fernandez Lanza
280 Whole genome sequencing of influenza: applications ininfection control and surveillance Dan Frampton | Catherine Houlihan | Jude Heaney | Matt Byott | Paul Grant | Bridget Ferns | Eleni Nastouli
284 ONEIDA-INNUENDO - A bioinformatic platform forthe integration of genomics in surveillance and outbreak detection Bruno Ribeiro Gonçalves | Miguel Machado | Mickael Silva | Diogo Silva | Mirko Rossi | Duarte-Correia Ana | Alexandre P Francisco | Mario N. Ramirez | Joao A. Carrico

Poster Presentations


The following posters have been selected for presentation at IMMEM XII.

Poster Number Title Authors
28 PCR-basedtyping methods for detecting S.pneumoniae serotypes in Bulgarian children Mariya Malcheva | Ivan Simeonovski | Viktoria Levterova | Todor Kantardjiev
31 Streptococcus dysgalactiae a potential source of zoonotic infection in the kitchen Tse Hsien Koh | Nurdyana Abdul Rahman | October Michael Sessions
38 Potential transmission of methicillin resistance genesbetween staphylococcal species on German dairy farms Tobias Lienen | Arne Schnitt | Sven Maurischat | Bernd-Alois Tenhagen
48 The molecular epidemiology of Salmonella Typhimurium in Africa Caisey Victoria Pulford | Blanca Perez Sepulveda | Jessica Bevington | Neil Hall | Francois-Xavier Weill | Melita Gordon | Nicholas Feasey | Kate Baker | Jay Hinton
56 NGS based molecular typing of Staphylococcushaemolyticus - replacing PFGE to increase resolution Fuchs Manuela | Layer Franziska | Bender Jennifer | Thürmer Andrea | Werner Guido | Fuchs Stephan | Birgit Strommenger
59 The bag of tricksof vancomycin variable enterococci:an alternative constitutivevanHAX-promoter, varying copy numbersand transferable resistance Theresa Wagner | Jessin Janice | Audun Sivertsen | Ingegerd Sjögren | Arnfinn Sundsfjord | Kristin Hegstad
62 Completegenome sequence of Salmonella enterica subsp.diarizonae serovar 61:k:1,5,(7), isolate16-SA00356, a serovar associated with sheep Laura Uelze | Maria Borowiak | Carlus Deneke | Cécile Jacobs | István Szabó | Simon H. Tausch | Burkhard Malorny
67 The global phylogeography of a recently emerged Neisseria gonorrhoeae ST in Norway Vegard Eldholm | Magnus N Osnes | Dominique A. Caugant | Kristian Alfsnes
74 Genome-basedbacterial identification system improves the taxonomic identities of the genomesequences in the public database Sung-min Ha | Mauricio Chalita | Jongsik Chun
81 Genomic analysis of Staphylococcus aureus along a pork production chain and in the community, Shandong Province, China Chengtao Sun | Baoli Chen | Anette Hulth | Stefan Schwarz | Lennart Nilsson | Shizhen Ma | Qiang Sun | Zhenwang Bi | Congming Wu | Stefan Börjesson
80 Coregenome MLST investigation on MRSA spatype t172 isolates in a low-prevalence area, Southwest Finland, 2007-2016 Jaakko Silvola | Kirsi Gröndahl-Yli-Hannuksela | Jenna Junnila | MRSA -study group: Kari Auranen, Anu Harttio-Nohteri, Tiina Hirvioja, Laura Lindholm, Harri Marttila, Kaisu Rantakokko-Jalava, Esa Rintala | Jaana Vuopio
82 In vivo structural alterationsof a blaNDM-1 carryingIncA/C2 plasmid and complete sequence of its IncHI2-IncA/C2 co-integrate megaplasmidderivative generated during gastrointestinal passage in a broiler infectionstudy Jennie Fischer | Sead Hadziabdic | Maria Borowiak | Burkhard Malorny | Angelina Bloch | Katharina Juraschek | Annemarie Käsbohrer | Beatriz Guerra | Istvan Szabo
85 The impact of different MRSA typing methods on infection prevention and control strategies - a single-centre experience Monika Malecki | Frauke Mattner | Andreas Friedrich Wendel
88 Ciprofloxacin-resistant non-typhoid Salmonella isolated from food animals in South Korea Suk-Kyung Lim | Dong-Chan Moon | Su-Jeong Kim | Bang-Hun Hyun
89 Globalspread of three multidrug-resistant lineages of Staphylococcus epidermidis: incidence in blood cultures in theNetherlands. Artur Sabat | Erik Bathoorn | Viktoria Akkerboom | Christina Brühwasser | Alexander W. Friedrich
91 Genome-based pathogen surveillance: an use case of the new BIOMÉRIEUX EPISEQ®CS web-based software Bruno Muller | Patrick Mollon | Emmanuelle Santiago-Allexant | Marilyne Rumigny | Caroline Mirande
93 bifrost: a platform for data analysis of collections with a start in quality control Martin Basterrechea Salido | Kim Ng | Sharmin Baig | Marc Stegger | Paal Skytt Andersen
97 Metagenomic profiling using curated reference genome database revealed hitherto unrecognized species in the genus Streptococcus. Mauricio Antonio Chalita Williams | Sung-min Ha | Jongsik Chun
99 Pseudomonas aeruginosa transmission efficacy determination by a novel algorithm based on whole genome sequencing in combination with patient data Matthias Willmann | Madeleine Desch | Silke Peter | Jan Liese
106 Comparative genomics of Escherichia coli from 13 European ICUs Janetta Top | Nienke Leonie Plantinga | Ad Fluit | Jelle Scharringa | Rob Willems
109 LA-MRSAin German pigsty workers- Recolonization or persistence? Natalie Effelsberg | Sergej Udarcev | Hannah Müller | Iris Kobusch | Marc Boelhauve | Robin Köck | Mellmann Alexander
110 Helicase helPas prognostic biomarker in patients with Pseudomonasaeruginosa bloodstream infection Matthias Willmann | Stephan Göttig | Daniela Bezdan | Boris Macek | Ana Velic | Matthias Marschal | Wichard Vogel | Ingo Flesch | Uwe Markert | Annika Schmidt | Pierre Kübler | Mumina Javed | Benedikt Jentzsch | Thomas Moritz | Philipp Oberhettinger | Monika Schuetz | Erwin Bohn | Stephan Ossowski | Ingo B. Autenrieth | Silke Peter
111 Genome-based analyses of Klebsiella pneumoniae to detect possiblehost- associations, host-adaptation and effects on virulence Kathleen Klaper | Lena Heinrich | Walter Steffi | Roman Gerlach | Stephan Fuchs | Yvonne Pfeifer | Guido Werner
112 Molecular evidence for persistence and adaptationof a vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faeciumST-203 clone in a central European tertiary care hospital Mathilde Boumasmoud | Tiziano Angelo Schweizer | Vanina Dengler-Haureiter | Lilly Meyer | Denise Kühnert | Kati Seidl | Anne Holzmann-Bürgel | Peter W. Schreiber | Stefan P. Kuster | Roger Kouyos | Annelies Zinkernagel
113 Burkholderia cepacia complex infections caused by contaminated mouthwashsolutions in German hospitals in 2018 Jennifer Karin Bender | Sebastian Haller | Michael Hogardt | Klaus-Peter Hunfeld | Andrea Thürmer | Markus Werner | Bernd Kunz | David Eisenberger | Niels Pfennigwerth | Volkhard Kempf | Guido Werner | Tim Eckmanns | Yvonne Pfeifer
103 Genome-based Surveillance for Rational Autogenous Vaccine Design to Control Campylobacter Infection in Poultry Jessica Kate Calland | Ben Pascoe | Samuel K. Sheppard
115 Developing novelepidemiological marker scheme for Klebsiellapneumoniae based on MLST, capsule synthesis type and lipopolysaccharideserotype Andrew Shelenkov | Yulia Mikhaylova | Yuri Yanushevich | Valeria Fomina | Mikhail Zamyatin | Dmitriy Shagin
123 Matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization time-of flight mass spectrometry (MALDI-ToF MS) for epidemiological analysis of mastitis-associated pathogens in sheep flocks Kate Bamford | Kevin Purdy | Andrew Bradley | Laura Green
128 A sentinel testing survey of plasmid-mediated(transferable) colistin resistance among Enterobacteriaceaein tertiary-care hospital. Jan Tkadlec | Eva Smelikova | Marie Cabrnochova | Otakar Nyc | Pavel Drevinek | Marcela Krutova
130 Emergenceof a new KPC-3 variant in the high-risk clone ST307-K.pneumoniaeafter ceftazidime-avibactam exposure in a Tertiary Hospital in Madrid Marta Hernández García | Javier Sánchez López | Manuel Ponce-Alonso | Maria Isabel Morosini Reilly | Rafael Canton Moreno | Patricia Ruiz-Garbajosa
135 Whole genomesequencing of Campylobacter jejunistrains isolated from human, broiler chicken and wild bird faecal samples Elisenda Miró | Yaidelys Iglesias-Torrens | Teresa Llovet | Pedro Guirado | Carmen Muñoz | Cristina Madrid | Carlos Balsalobre | Ferran Navarro
138 Epidemiology of carbapenemase-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae in a Portuguese hospital: surveillance over a6-year period (2013-2018) Marta Aires De Sousa | Jose Manuel Ortiz de la Rosa | Maria Luisa Goncalves | Ana Luísa Pereira | Patrice Nordmann | Laurent Poirel
139 International occurrence of an OXA-48 encoding plasmid infour European countries. Casper Jamin | Lieke van Alphen | Marjolein Kluytmans-van den Bergh | Stefanie van Koeveringe | Natascha Perales Selva | Jan Kluytmans | Herman Goossens | Christian Hoebe | Paul Savelkoul | I-4-1-Health Study Group
133 The swansong of MLST: Comparative analysis of the two Acinetobacter baumannii schemes Stefano Gaiarsa | Gherard Batisti Biffignandi | Eliana Pia Esposito | Michele Castelli | Keith Adrian Jolley | Sylvain Brisse | Davide Sassera | Raffaele Zarrilli
140 Pathogenwatch: A Global Platform for Genomic Surveillance Richard Goater | Silvia Argimón | Khalil Abudahab | Ben Taylor | Corin Yeats | David Aanensen
144 Comparisonof wgMLST (BioNumerics) vs mapping and core-genome SNPs approach for theepidemiological investigations of Pseudomonasaeruginosa Dominique S. Blanc | Bárbara Magalhães | Laurence Senn
146 Integrated Aquaculture Contributes to the Transfer of mcr-1 between Animals and Humans Via theAquaculture Supply Chain Yingbo Shen | Ziquan Lv | Lu Yang | Dejun Liu | Jianzhong Shen | Junjie Xia | Yuebin Ke | Yang Wang
147 Usefulness of wholegenome sequencing in the investigation of discordant phenotypes and genotypesin paired Staphylococcus aureus blood culture isolates Isabella Tickler | Richard Goering | Scott Dewell | Victoria Le | Anne Obradovich | Fred C. Tenover
154 A Nosocomial Respiratory Infection Outbreakof Carbapenem-non-susceptible Escherichiacoli ST131 with multiple transmissible blaKPC-2carrying plasmids Li Juan | Jinxing Lu | Xia Chen
155 Evaluationof Staphylococcus aureus subtypingmodule for MRSA detection basedon MALDI-TOF MS Yanyan Hu | yonglu huang | yangzi lizhou | jiaping li | Rong Zhang
156 Evolutionary Snapshot of AustralianMethicillin-resistant Staphylococcusaureus (MRSA) bacteraemia isolates in 2015-2017 Stanley Pang | Denise Daley | Yung Thin Lee | Geoffrey Coombs
157 Molecularcharacteristics of the van operon in vancomycin resistant E. faecium blood stream infection isolates in Australia Terence Lee | Stanley Pang | Sam Abraham | Geoffrey Coombs
159 Rapid prospective strain typing to identify unsuspectednosocomial transmission of MRSA and VRE Matthew O'Sullivan | Marc Ramsperger | Cecilia Li | Marion Yuen | Vijay Errappa | Miechelline Magallanes | Kathryn O'Donnell | Patricia Ferguson
158 Colistin resistant Escherichia coli isolated from a mixedfarm (bovine, swine and the farmer): a One-health study applying Nanoporesequencing for metagenomics. Joaquim Vines | Olga Francino | Anna Cusco | Sebastian Napp | Judith Gonzalez | Ana Perez de Rozas | Lourdes Migura-Garcia
162 Use of MLVA and WGS based approaches for investigation of outbreak causedby monophasic Salmonella Typhimurium Sandra Janezic | Alenka Storman | Tatjana Frelih | Eva Grilc | Marija Trkov | Maja Rupnik
163 Characterisation of Neisseria gonorrhoeae isolates using acore-genome MLST scheme Paul G Higgins | Julia Wille | Harald Seifert
161 Increased prevalence oflinezolid resistance among clinical enterococci in Norway mainly due to spreadof optrA E. faecalis Jessin Janice James Peter | Joachim Hegstad | Ellen Josefsen | Kristin Hegstad | Arnfinn Sundsfjord
165 Mapping Antimicrobial Resistance in Livestock in Low-and Middle-Income Countries Thomas Van Boeckel | João Pires | Reshma Silvester | Cheng Zhao | Julia Song | Marius Gilbert | Sebastian Bonhoeffer | Ramanan Laxminarayan
168 Three genotyping methodsto assess diversityof pathogenic Yersinia enterocolitica in its reservoir, the pig. Emilie Esnault | Raymond Pierre | Houard Emmanuelle | Hirchaud Edouard | Denis Martine
171 Characterisation of a vancomycin-resistantand a vancomycin-susceptible Enterococcusfaecium isolate from the same blood culture Kyriaki Xanthopoulou | Julia Wille | Janine Zweigner | Kai Lucassen | Thorsten Wille | Harald Seifert | Paul Higgins
172 Combination of epidemiological andNext-generation sequencing data to determine the contribution of the aqueousenvironment for Pseudomonas aeruginosacolonization of high-risk haemato-oncology patients Liese Jan | Bender Viviane | Grashorn Sebastian | Hoffmann Nadine | Bader Baris | Silke Peter
175 Antimicrobial resistance and virulence factors incephalosporin resistant E. coli from retail meat Ewelina Iwan | Magdalena Zając | Aleksandra Giza | Arkadiusz Bomba | Dariusz Wasyl
169 Within-host evolutionof Streptococcus pneumoniae amongchildren attending a day-care center Tiago Touret | Hermínia de Lencastre | Raquel Sá-Leão
173 Retrospectivegenome analysis of Acinetobacterbaumannii to investigate local population structure Andrea Groß | Sandra Reuter | Winfried Ebner | Julia Rauch
177 A double multi-fragment recombination eventoriginated the Streptococcus pneumoniaeserotype 11A-PMEN3 clone that is spreading in Southwest Europe. Aida González Díaz | Miguel Machado | Jordi Càmara | Jose Yuste | Emmanuelle Varon | Miriam Domenech | Maria Del Grosso | Jose Maria Marimon Ortiz de Zarate | Emilia Cercenado | Nieves Larrosa | María Dolores Quesada | Dionisia Fontals | Meritxell Cubero | João Carriço | Sara Marti | Mário Ramirez | Carmen Ardanuy Tisaire
143 Surveillance of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus by standard molecular typing and deciphering of unusual carriage in a maternity ward by whole genomesequencing Elisabeth Wehrle | Vera Portillo | Sylvain Meylan | Lisa Brockhaus | Marianne Burr | Luce Bertaiola Monnerat | Charly Nusbaumer | Bruno Grandbastien | Dominique S. Blanc
179 Preliminary study ofthe transmission potential of AMR and virulence genes in the E.coli wild boars isolates Aleksandra Giza | Magdalena Zajac | Ewelina Iwan | Łukasz Pruss | Dariusz Wasyl
185 A story of success: rmtB methylase gene, pHN7A8 plasmid and Escherichia coli ST1196 in Waste WaterTreatment Plants José Francisco Delgado Blas | Cristina Martinez Ovejero | Irene Sanchez-Mendez | Sophia David | Maria Pilar Garcillan | Fernando De La Cruz | David Aanensen | Muniesa Maite | Bruno Gonzalez-Zorn
186 Completegenome sequencing: a new standard for typing of molluscumcontagiosum virus isolates? Tomaž Mark Zorec | Lea Hošnjak | Mario Poljak
189 Intestinal colonization of Leclercia adcarboxylata carrying mcr-4.3 and blaIMP-4 bearing plasmids Qiaoling Sun | Ning Dong | Sheng Chen | Rong Zhang
193 Whole genome sequencing gives n“ewe” insights into therole of Dichelobacter nodosus in the pathogenesis of footrot in sheep Zoe Willis | David Aanensen | Julian Parkhill | Sara Frosth | Martin Ganter | Marianne Gilhuus | Rose Grogono-Thomas | Judith Rohde | Kevin Purdy | Laura Green
195 Whole Genome Sequencing for cluster detection and characterization of Salmonella Rissen isolates from Portugal Leonor Silveira | Miguel Pinto | Joana Isidro | Ângela Pista | Patrícia Themudo | Luís Vieira | Jorge Machado | João Paulo Gomes
194 Clinical Enterococcus faecalis isolates resistant to tigecycline Iwona Gawryszewska | Dorota Żabicka | Waleria Hryniewicz | Ewa Sadowy
200 Typingand monitoring of emerging group B Streptococcus strain types using MALDI-TOF-MS in Hong Kong. Dulmini Nanayakkara | Julian Rothen | Carmen Li | Claudia Daubenberger | Frederic Foucault | Valentin Pfluger | Margaret Ip
201 MBL-producingnon-aeruginosa Pseudomonas spp. inPoland in 2003-2016 – population structure and resistome Paweł Urbanowicz | Radosław Izdebski | Anna Baraniak | Dorota Żabicka | Waleria Hryniewicz | Marek Gniadkowski
204 The AFROStrepRegistry: Report of the prevalence of pharyngeal group A streptococcal emm-types in Cape Town, South Africa Mogamat Taariq Salie | Kelin Engel | Kimona Rampersadh | Dylan Barth | Babu Muhammed | James Dale | Mark Engel
206 Genome – based surveillance of Clostridioidesdifficile ribotype 017 sublineages circulating in Portugal Andrea Santos | Joana Isidro | Vitor Borges | João Paulo Gomes | Mónica Oleastro
207 CombiningWGS, epidemiological data and contact network-based analyses to disclosetransmission events and population changes of VRE within a hospital setting Bernd Neumann | Jennifer Karin Bender | Ulrich Vogel | Benjamin Maier | Alice Wittig | Dirk Brockmann | Lothar H. Wieler | Guido Werner
210 Comparing SNP- and cgMLST- based analyses of Enterococcus faecium and Enterococcus faecalis Bernd Neumann | Jennifer Karin Bender | Stephan Fuchs | Guido Werner
211 Genetic basis forantimicrobial resistance (AMR) and population structure of Campylobacter jejuni isolated from broilers and turkeys in Italy Manuela Iurescia | Patricia Alba | Virginia Carfora | Daniele Ballaro' | Francesco Bottoni | Fiorentino Stravino | Tania Tagliaferri | Anna Vanni | Alessia Franco | Antonio Battisti
214 Virulence and antibiotic resistance plasticityof Arcobacter butzleri: insights on thegenomic diversity of an emerging human pathogen Joana Isidro | Susana Ferreira | Miguel Pinto | Fernanda Domingues | Mónica Oleastro | João Paulo Gomes | Vitor Borges
213 StrengtheningMycobacterium tuberculosissurveillance through culture-independent whole-genome sequencing Rita Macedo | Joana Isidro | Miguel Pinto | Vitor Borges | João Paulo Gomes
215 Canada’s Integrated Rapid Infectious Disease Analysis Platform (IRIDA) Tom Matthews | Franklin Bristow | Aaron Petkau | Josh Adam | Jeffrey Thiessen | Sukhdeep Sidhu | Peter Kruczkiewicz | Damion Dooley | Emma Griffiths | Dan Fornkia | Geoff Winsor | Amogelang R. Raphenya | Morag Graham | Andrew G. McArthur | Eduardo Taboada | Robert Beiko | Fiona Brinkman | William Hsiao | Gary Van Domselaar
218 Time-resolved evolution and host association of mammal associated Campylobacter fetus Birgitta Duim | Aldert Zomer | Torey Looft | Arjen Timmerman | Jaap A. Wagenaar | Linda van der Graaf-van Bloois
221 Use ofwhole genome sequencing for analysis of Staphylococcusaureus transmission from mother`s milk to infant: a case report. Sandra Janezic | Ana Cencic | Jernej Dolinsek | Maja Rupnik
225 MRSA in the age of migration:data from the German National Reference Centre for Staphylococci andEnterococci 2014 - 2017 Franziska Layer | Regina Selb | Sabine Albert-Braun | Birgit Strommenger | Guido Werner
224 WGS - based analysis of SalmonellaNewport and Bardo strains isolated from different sources Magdalena Zajac | Magdalena Skarzynska | ewelina kamińska | Anna Lalak | Renata Kwit | Aleksandra Smialowska-Weglinska | Łukasz Pruss | Arkadiusz Bomba | Dariusz Wasyl
226 ESBL Escherichia coli diversity amongst meat and meat sellers in North-Western Tanzania Jeremiah Seni | Nyambura Moremi | Vitus Silago | Stephen Mshana | Louise Matthews | Ruth Zadoks | Katarina Oravcova
222 In-hostgenetic diversity and persistence of ESBL-producing Enterobacteriales overtime Lisandra Aguilar Bultet | Isabelle Vock | Adrian Egli | Tanja Stadler | Sarah Tschudin-Sutter
229 MRSAin bloodstream infections in Portugal: diversification and dissemination patternsof the EMRSA-15 clone Nuno Alexandre Faria | Maria Miragaia | H. De Lencastre
231 Analysis of NGS reads for surveillance andclonality: an example with ESBL-producing K. pneumoniae Neris Garcia-Gonzalez | Rosario Moreno | Susana Sabater | barbara gomila sard | Fernando Gonzalez-Candelas
234 Prevalenceand contribution of mobile genetic elements and virulence genes inextended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Klebsiellapneumoniaeoutbreaks inthree parallel neonatal intensive care units Sammy Frenk | Nadya Rakovitsky | Jonathan Lellouche | Vered Schechner | Regev Cohen | Bat Sheva Kloyzner | Mitchell Schwaber | Ester Solter | Shoshana Cohen | Sarit Stepansky | Svetlana Paikin | Yehuda Carmeli
237 Implementation of Next generation sequencing for routine surveillance and characterizationof Listeria monocytogenes in Israel, 2016-2019 Analia Veronica Ezernitchi | Elizabeth Sirotkin | Jacob Moran-Gilad | Lea Valinsky | Assaf Rokney
238 Whole genome sequence characterization of DSA-Shigellain Israel Analia Veronica Ezernitchi | Elizabeth Sirotkin | Dana Danino | Vered Agmon | Lea Valinsky | Assaf Rokney
243 PulseNetUSA experience with the implementation of whole genome sequencing (WGS) for foodborne disease surveillance Heather Carleton | Peter Gerner-Smidt
236 Development of strain nomenclature for outbreak surveillance based oncore genome MLST for Salmonella enterica Heather Carleton | Sung Im | Beth Tolar | Grant Williams | Hannes Pouseele | Peter Gerner-Smidt
247 Application of Wholegenome sequencing for typing and surveillance of Clostridioides difficile in Denmark Søren Persson | Mark Østerlund | Katrine Joensen | Gitte Sørensen | Eva Moller Nielsen
250 Nation-wide outbreak of Klebsiellapneumoniae ST11 NDM-1 in Poland, 2012-2018, analysed by the WGS approach Radosław Izdebski | Michał Sitkiewicz | Sylvain Brisse | Marek Gniadkowski
251 A long-term MRSA t5147/ST88 outbreak among iv drug abusers and homeless peoplein Copenhagen Mette Damkjaer Bartels | Mona KA Holm | Peder Worning | Uffe Vest Schneider | Henrik Thiesen | Henrik Westh
246 Taxonomic vote: a new method to assign taxonomy after similarity searches Neris Garcia-Gonzalez | Fernando Gonzalez-Candelas
248 Whole genome sequencingdata analysis pipelines for definition of clonality, genetic distances, genecontent, and phylogeny of bacterial pathogens Migle Gabrielaite | Rasmus Marvig
254 High comparability despite use of different laboratory and analysis approachesfor Listeria monocytogenes clusteridentification by Whole Genome Sequencing. Susanne Schjørring | Gitte Sørensen | Kristoffer Kiil | Taina Niskanen | Eva Moller Nielsen
258 Geneticanalysis of plasmid-encoded mcr-1 mediatedresistance in Enterobacteriaceae Bazante K. Sanders | Miaomiao Zhou | Nicole P.W.C.J. van den Braak | Danny Duijsings | Jan A.J.W. Kluytmans | Eefje Schrauwen
261 Development and application of a whole genome MLST scheme for Cutibacterium acnes Nikolaos Strepis | Willemien H.A. Zandijk | Nelianne J. Verkaik | Corné H. Klaassen
262 BARiSTA: A framework for Bayesian allele recovery in sequence typing analysis Dillon Barker | Eduardo Taboada
241 Hepatitis C virus subtyping in a clinicalsetting with Next Generation Sequencing provides additional information now andin the future. Martin Schou Pedersen | Lone Gilmore | Jens Bukh | Kristian Schønning
263 Molecular diagnosticsreveals persistence of serotype 3 as the main cause of pediatric complicatedpneumonia in Portugal despite extensive PCV13 use Catarina Silva-Costa | Marcos Daniel Pinho | Ana Friães | Joana Gomes-Silva | Soraia I Guerreiro | Maria Joao Brito | Mario N. Ramirez | José Melo-Cristino
266 SOLIDNESS - Surveillance Of mobiLome meDiated aNtibiotic rEsiStance Spread Natacha Couto | John Rossen
267 Characterization of the genetic lineages responsiblefor pediatric invasivepneumococcal disease in Portugal (1999-2015) Joana Gomes-Silva | Catarina Silva-Costa | Mario N. Ramirez | José Melo-Cristino
269 Food origin and gut human carriage of Enterobacter spp. isolates harbouring the rare extended-spectrum beta-lactamase SFO-1. Silvia García-Cobos | John Rossen | Natacha Couto | Erwin G. Raangs | Jan A. J. W. Kluytmans | Alexander W. Friedrich
270 Methicillin-resistantStaphylococcus pseudintermedius (MRSP) surveillance with nanopore long reads: Whole Genome Sequencing, antimicrobial resistance and within-hostvariability in infection Olga Francino | Joaquim Vines | Anna Cusco | Lourdes Migura-Garcia | Armand Sanchez | Lluis Ferrer
268 Agenome-wide epidemiological study on Pseudomonasaeruginosa distribution and circulation in Northeast Italy Irene Bianconi | Olivier Jousson
272 Extensively drug-resistant Salmonella typhi in a pregnant travelerreturning from Pakistan to Denmark, 2019 Sarah Mollerup | Peder Worning | Martin Schou Pedersen | Henrik Torkil Westh | Uffe Vest Schneider | Anne Line Engsbro
275 Comparative genomics analysis of optrA-carrying Enterococcusfaecalis strains: new insights on clonal and genetic hotspots for optrA acquisition Ana Raquel Freitas | Ana P. Tedim | Carla Novais | Luisa Maria Vieira Peixe
281 Analysis of the intestinal resistome of Amerindians from the French Guiana and individuals from European countries Miguel D. Fernandez-de-Bobadilla | Fernando Baquero | Jose Luis Martinez | Antoine Andremont | Etienne Ruppe | Val Fernandez Lanza | Teresa Coque
282 Metagenomictools comparison on16S rRNA Sequences Alba María Talavera Rodríguez | Laura Judith Marcos-Zambrano | enrique carrillo de santa pau | sergio serrano villar | Val Fernandez Lanza
285 Validation of Fourier-Transform Infrared spectroscopy for cost-effective detection of nosocomial outbreaks Ângela Novais | Raquel Duro | Paulo Andrade | Filipa Ceia | Claudia Teixeira | Edgar Botelho-Moniz | Yuliana Eremina | Maria Ribeiro | Luisa Maria Vieira Peixe
286 Identification and typing of dengue virusesdirectly from patient samples with DEN-IM Catarina Mendes | Erley Lizarazo | Miguel Machado | Diogo Silva | Adriana Tami | Mario N. Ramirez | Natacha Couto | John Rossen | Joao A. Carrico
287 An outbreak of Klebsiella pneumoniae carbapenemase-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae in a regional teaching hospital Yi-Ching Huang
289 Introductionand clonal spread of vanB E. faecium in Copenhagen, Denmark 2019 Mette Pinholt | Peder Worning | Sarah Mollerup | Kristian Schønning | Henrik Westh
290 Genomicanalysis of Enterococcus faecium isolates causing bacteremia inMadrid, Spain. Alba María Talavera Rodríguez | Ana P. Tedim | Fernando Baquero | Val Fernandez Lanza | Teresa Coque
296 Clonal contamination of laying hens farm by Salmonella enterica serovar Enteritidis responsible for a multi-annual outbreak demonstrated through phylodynamic reconstruction Erika Scaltriti | Luca Bolzoni | Chiara Bracchi | Laura Soliani | Marina Morganti | Stefano Pongolini
300 I-4-1-Health: Multi-centre surveillance of multidrug resistant Enterobacteriaceae reveals strong host specificity and no spread between livestock and humans. Casper Jamin | Lieke van Alphen | Francisca Velkers | Tijs Tobias | Arjan Stegeman | Marjolein Kluytmans-van den Bergh | Jan Kluytmans | Christian Hoebe | Paul Savelkoul
301 Molecular characterization and genomic epidemiology of Extended-Spectrum Beta-Lactamase-Producing Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae isolated from children in Qatar Kin Ming (Clement) Tsui | Patrick Tang | Mohammad Rubayet Hasan | Andres Perez-Lopez
302 Ongoing outbreak of OXA-244 carbapenemase-producing Enterobacterales in Germany is driven by clonal expansion of E. coli ST38 Joerg B. Hans | Rolf Kramer | Katrin Kremer | Niels Pfennigwerth | Sebastian Haller | Annicka Reuss | Yvonne Pfeifer | Guido Werner | Tim Eckmanns | Sören G. Gatermann
303 A genus-wide genomics survey of antibiotic resistance in Klebsiella species recovered from multiple human, animal and environmental niches within a single town in northern Italy Harry Thorpe | Edward Feil
305 Lyb-2-4, a unique genomic region of carbapenem-resistantAcinetobacter baumannii associated with fatal outcome Wei Huang | Min Zhang
306 Rapid identification of Hypervirulent Carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii from the outbreaks Wei Huang