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Presentations & Publications

2014

 

This special issue with ten review articles on infections in solid organ tranplant recipients was proposed and coordinated by J. Gavaldà, J.M. Aguado, O. Manuel, P. Grossi, H.H. Hirsch on behalf of the ESCMID Study Group of Infection in Compromised Hosts (ESGICH).

 

 

Articles:

  • From the classic concepts to modern practice (J. A. Fishman)
  • Recommendations for screening of donor and recipient prior to solid organ transplantation and to minimize transmission of donor–derived infections (O. Len et al.)
  • Cytomegalovirus infection in solid organ transplant recipients (C. Lumbreras et al.)
  • Invasive fungal infections in solid organ transplant recipients (J. Gavaldà et al.)
  • Multidrug-resistant bacteria in solid organ transplant recipients (C. Cervera et al.)
  • European perspective on human polyomavirus infection, replication and disease in solid organ transplantation (H. H. Hirsch et al.)
  • Mycobacterial infections in solid organ transplant recipients (Y. Meije et al.)
  • Influenza and other respiratory virus infections in solid organ transplant recipients (O. Manuel et al.)
  • Epstein-Barr virus-related post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorder in solid organ transplant recipients (R. San-Juan et al.)
  • Infections in solid organ transplant HIV-infected patients (J. M. Miro et al.)

2013

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Editorial: The role of antibiotic stewardship in limiting antibacterial resistance among hematology patients

Inge C. Gyssens, et al.

haematol December 1, 2013 vol. 98 no. 12 1821-1825

European guidelines for empirical antibacterial therapy for febrile neutropenic patients in the era of growing resistance: summary of the 2011 4th European Conference on Infections in Leukemia

Diana Averbuch, et al.

haematol December 1, 2013 vol. 98 no. 12 1826-1835

Targeted therapy against multi-resistant bacteria in leukemic and hematopoietic stem cell transplant recipients: guidelines of the 4th European Conference on Infections in Leukemia (ECIL-4, 2011)

Diana Averbuch, et al.

haematol December 1, 2013 vol. 98 no. 12 1836-1847

Aetiology and resistance in bacteraemias among adult and paediatric haematology and cancer patients

Malgorzata Mikulska et al.

J. Infect. 2013, doi:10.1016/j.jinf.2013.12.006

ESGICH recommended reading

Management of influenza infection in solid-organ transplant recipients: Consensus statement of GESITRA (SEIMC) and REIPI

Francisco López-Medrano, Elisa Cordero, Joan Gavaldá, Josep M. Cruzado, M. Ángeles Marcos, Pilar Pérez-Romero, Nuria Sabé, Miguel Ángel Gómez-Bravo, Juan Francisco Delgado, Evelyn Cabral, Jordi Carratalá, Study Group of Infection in Transplant Recipients (GESITRA) of the Spanish Society of Infectious Diseases, Clinical Microbiology (SEIMC), Spanish Network for Research in Infectious Diseases (REIPI)

Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin. 2013;31(8):526.e1–526.e20

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ESCMID PGEC Educational Programme on Transplant Infectious Diseases

Madrid, Spain, May 2013

Course material in the ESCMID OLL

2012

ESCMID PGEC Infections in Returning Travellers: There is no Border for Transmission of Infections

Jointly organised with the food/water infection group (EFWISG) and the clinical parasitology group (ESGCP)

Istanbul, Turkey, November 2012

Course material in the ESCMID OLL

Last update: 15 September 2014