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ESCMID Study Group for Staphylococci and Staphylococcal Diseases - ESGS

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New ESCMID Study Group

ESGS is a newly formed ESCMID Study Group, which has started its 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, ESGARS
  • Participate and assist in the organisation of ESCMID Postgraduate Technical Workshop Molecular Typing Methods for Pathogens, 30 June – 4 July 2014, Lyon, France coordinated by ESGEM
  • Set up a working group in order to propose to the health authorities whether CA-MRSA USA300 lineage should be considered apart from other CA-MRSA
  • Prepare review papers on selected topics in which the multinational contribution would strengthen the paper. This is especially relevant in the case of microbial epidemiology of both MSSA and MRSA

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