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ESCMID Study Group for Staphylococci and Staphylococcal Diseases - ESGS

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New ESCMID Study Group

ESGS is an ESCMID Study Group, with activities in the field of staphylococci and staphylococcal diseases. .

Objectives of ESGS


First plans:
  • Organise specific session(s) at ECCMID and joint sessions with other Study Groups, e.g. ESGBIS, ESGEM, ESGARS
  • Participate and assist in the organisation of ESCMID Postgraduate Technical Workshops
  • Organise External Quality Assessments (EQA) programs for national reference laboratories regarding identification, typing, antimicrobial susceptibility testing and determination of virulence factors of staphylococci.
  • Organise multicentric studies aiming at monitoring resistance, virulence or clone dissemination at the European level
  • Prepare review papers on selected topics in which the multinational contribution would strengthen the validity and impact
  • Co- organizing sessions at relevant conferences, e.g. 12th International Meeting on Microbial Epidemiological Markers (IMMEM) 2019 and 19th International Symposium on Staphylococci and Staphylococcal Infections (ISSSI) 2020

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