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Microbiology | Informatics | Automation | Molecular Solutions

ECCMID 21 - 24 April 2018
IFEMA - Feria de Madrid

Avda. Del Partnon 5
28042 Madrid

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BD Symposium

Sunday April 22nd, 2018
9:00am to 11:00am

Hall J First level

Fighting antimicrobial resistance (AMR): diagnostic solutions that lead to an appropriate use of antibiotics and help reduce the spread of AMR

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Chair: Prof Gerald Lina, president of the French Society of Microbiology – France

ESCMID appointed chair: Surbhi Malhotra-Kumar



Dave Hickey, BD - President Diagnostic Systems, USA


Antibiotic stewardship. Does optimization of the blood culture pathway have a role to play?

Dr. Michael Weinbren, UK


Strategies and challenges of microbiology laboratories in the fight against AMR

Dr. Rafael Cantón, Spain


Automation in the fight against AMR

Prof. Gilbert GREUB - MD-PhD, Switzerland


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Saturday, April 21, 3:30 pm, BD booth #13

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Collection of at least two sets of blood cultures prior to antimicrobial therapy, will help reduce morbidity and mortality of septic patients. 2,3

Globally, an estimated 31.5 million cases of sepsis are diagnosed each year.4

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Antimicrobial resistance

Up to 70% fewer patients will get CRE over 5 years if surveillance is properly utilized across facilities to protect patients5

The global rise of AMR will have devastating effects on lives and economies.6

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