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European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Disease (ESCMID) - Articles and news items

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Study finds mobile phones used by hospital staff harbour viruses

Industry news / 21 June 2016 / Victoria White, Digital Content Producer

A study from University Hospital of Saint-Étienne in France reveals that mobile devices are often also contaminated by viral RNA…


The threat of antibiotic resistance

Blog, Z Homepage promo / 27 April 2016 / Victoria White, Digital Content Producer

We’ve created an infographic on the threat of antibiotic resistance, highlighting some of the recommendations made by the Review on AMR…

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ECCMID late-breaking sessions to focus on colistin resistance and migrant health

Industry news / 29 March 2016 / Victoria White

A total of 340 late-breaker abstracts have been submitted to ECCMID: 25 are related to refugee health, 44 to colistin resistance, and 271 on other topics…


EUCAST researches new critical breakpoints for antimicrobial agents

Industry news / 7 December 2015 / Victoria White

Breakpoints of new agents are absolutely vital in standardising a global definition of resistance and the point at which increased dosages are needed…


ESCMID highlights projects in the fight against antimicrobial resistance

Industry news / 13 November 2015 / Victoria White

Ahead of the European Antibiotic Awareness Day, ESCMID has highlighted two of its more recent projects in the fight against antimicrobial resistance…


ESCMID calls for universal flu vaccination for healthcare works

Industry news / 4 November 2015 / Victoria White

ESCMID believes that one vital tool to increase the adoption of flu vaccinations among healthcare professionals is to establish hospital-based league tables throughout Europe…


Fungal resistance represents a huge healthcare threat, warns ESCMID

Industry news / 28 July 2015 / Victoria White

ESCMID is imploring global healthcare professionals and bodies to take a more active role in the growing problem of fungal resistance…


ESCMID announces late-breaking study results at ECCMID

Industry news / 30 April 2015 / Victoria White

The European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Disease announced a live update on breaking science emerging at its annual congress, ECCMID…

Hilde de Clerck from MSF is presented with her award by Murat Akova President of ESCMID, and Winfried Kern, Programme Director at ECCMID

ESCMID honours Médecins Sans Frontières with special excellence award for outstanding achievement

Industry news / 27 April 2015 /

The European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Disease (ESCMID) has issued a special excellence award to Médecins Sans Frontières…


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