Based on the interest of the European PID research groups applying to participate, the ERMC organising committee will make the final decision about the topics of the day including the abstracts selected for oral presentation. All the research groups will be directly informed about the selected topics, abstracts and groups before January 27th, 2016.
9.00-9.20 Welcome and group presentation
Session I: Assessing disease pathogenesis; an interplay between the bug and the host.
Chairs: Manish Sadarangani and Nicole Ritz
9.20-9.45 The effect of SNP in genes responsible for inflammatory response on severity of bacterial meningitis in children.
9.45-10.10 Antibiotic resistance patterns and prevalence of virulence determinants among Enterococcus faecalis causing community acquired urinary tract infections.
10.10-10.35 Presence of antibiotic resistance genes in pneumococci isolated from Nepalese children in the context of carriage and disease
10.35-11.00 Respiratory mucosal model: local immunological responses to colonization and infection with Bordetella pertussis.
11.00-11.30 Coffee Break
Session II: Epidemiological studies and assessment of the usefulness of diagnostic tools
Chairs: Rebecca Peters and Ron Dagan
11.30-11.55 Prognostic value of serum procalcitonin levels upon admission of children hospitalized with community-acquired pneumonia.
11.55-12.20 Molecular epidemiology and clinical presentation of respiratory syncytial virus infection amongst hospitalized children in Heidelberg/Germany.
12.20-12.45 Diagnosis of hospital acquired infections in critically ill patients: comparison of molecular test and blood cultures.
12.45-13.10 Tuberculin skin test in HIV-exposed uninfected infants vaccinated with BCG in the first month of life.
14.00-14.40 Keynote lecture
"To write a paper or not to write a paper? Publish or perish!"
Chairs: Theo Zaoutis & Adilia Warris
Session III: PK studies of antimicrobials to improve dosing in children
Chairs: Fernanda Garcia Spina and Pablo Rojo
14.40-15.05 Piperacillin pharmacokinetics in hospitalised children.
15.05-15.30 Validation of the once-daily isoniazid dose at 10 mg/kg in infants under 6 months of age.
15.30-15.55 Pharmacokinetic, pharmacodynamic and immunomodulatory studies of colistin in children.
15.55-16.25 Coffee Break
Session IV: Investigating the influence of vaccination on epidemiology
Chairs: Lauri Ivaska and Tobias Tennenbaum
16.25-16.50 Has vaccination with the PCV-10 vaccine reduced antibiotic resistance rates in children attending day care centres?
16.50-17.15 Influenza virus infections during the first two years of life in a partially vaccinated child cohort.
17.15-17.40 A longitudinal study of Neisseria carriage in a well-characterized cohort of term infants.
Roberto Fernandez Crespo
17.40-18.05 The impact of rotavirus vaccination on hospitalizations due to acute gastroenteritis in Estonia.
18.05-18.15 Closing remarks
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