It is with great satisfaction that we can announce that the 31st European Congress of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases (ECCMID) will be taking place online from 9 – 12 July 2021.
At this year’s event our partners Accelerate Diagnostics have kindly sponsored a virtually integrated symposium where speakers from all over the world will come together to discuss “Bacteremia Diagnostics in a Brave New Viral World: Clinical Microbiology and Patient Management Considerations.”
ECCMID, the world’s premier Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases event, brings together >14,000 colleagues from relevant fields to present the latest findings and developments and share their expertise. This is the first time the event will take place in summer in a completely online format.
Where : Online
When: Sunday, July 11th from 16.15 – 18.15.
SYMPOSIUM CHAIR & MODERATOR. ESCMID APPOINTED CHAIR.
Dr. David Livermore Prof. Maria Virginia Villegas
University of East Anglia Universidad El Bosque
Norwich, UK Columbia
INTRODUCTION : Dr. David Livermore.
SESSION 1 : Dr. Laurent Poirel – Global resistance threats and trends in Gram-negative bloodstream infections
SESSION 2 : Dr. Romney Humphries – How do you measure success: they why and how of integrating rapid diagnostics into the clinical microbiology laboratory.
SESSION 3 : Dr. Catarina Chaves – Rapid phenotypic antimicrobial susceptibility testing : laboratory implementation and impact on patient management.
SESSION 4 : Dr. Michael Osterholm – The epidemic within the pandemic: keeping our eye on the ball.
CLOSING : All Speakers – Moderator led panel discussion and audience questions.