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ESCMID Study Group for Forensic and Postmortem Microbiology – ESGFOR

News & Activities

05 April 2017

ESGFOR @ ECCMID 2017 in Vienna, Austria

  • ESGFOR Meeting, Sunday, 23 April, 15.00 - 16.00, Hall O
  • Monday, 11 April 2016
    11.30 h - 12.30 h (Hall B)
    1-hour Symposium SY093: Infectious causes of sudden and unexpected deaths
    14.30 h - 15.30 h (Room: G106)
    ESGFOR Meeting: All interested persons are cordially invited to join the meeting and plan future Study Group activities.
  • Tuesday, 12 April 2016
    11.30 h - 12.30 h (Hall I)
    1-hour Symposium SY141: Ancient pathogens: paleosciences

The ESCMID Study Group for Forensic and Postmortem Microbiology (ESGFOR) is described in the press release to create a new network of microbiologists, virologists, anthropologists and archaeologists working in the field of forensic medicine. Professor Amparo Fernandez-Rodriguez, head of ESGFOR, stresses the importance of this group in facilitating cooperation between (forensic) pathologists and (forensic) microbiologists.

The ESCMID Study Group for Veterinary Microbiology (ESGVM) is also presented in this press release.

 

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  • Saturday, 25 April 2015
    11.00 - 13.00 (Hall G)
    ESGFOR Educational Workshop EW16: Forensic microbiology - current and future challenges. Organized jointly with the Trainees Association of ESCMID (TAE).
  • Sunday, 26 April 2015
    13.15 - 15.15 (Room 17)
    ESGFOR Business Meeting: All interested persons are cordially invited to join the meeting and plan future Study Group activities.
New ESCMID Study Group

ESGFOR is a newly formed ESCMID Study Group, which has started its activities in the field of forensics and postmortem microbiology.

Objectives of ESGFOR

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First plans:
  • Establish European guidance for standardised sampling in forensic microbiology
  • Publish such European guidance
  • Set up study group project: interpretation of microbiological samples from forensic cases
Last update: 05 April 2017

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