Please carefully select the topic under which you wish to submit your abstract for review. Abstracts not submitted under an appropriate topic may be incorrectly reviewed and rejected.

Basic Science

1. Pathogenesis

2. Animal models including experimental treatment

3. Biofilm


4. Antimicrobial pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, pharmacogenomics,
pharmacoeconomics and general pharmacology, drug interaction studies

5. Mechanisms of action and resistance

6. Resistance surveillance

7. Surveys of molecular epidemiology of resistance and resistance genes, strains or serotypes

8. In vitro antibacterial susceptibility

9. New antimicrobials

10. Epidemiology of MRSA, VRE and other Gram-positives

11. Epidemiology of MDR-Gram-negatives

12. Antibiotic usage

Molecular biology, including diagnostics

13. Molecular bacteriology

14. Molecular virology

15. Molecular mycology

16. Molecular typing

17. Molecular biology – others

Diagnostics, other than Molecular

18. Diagnostic/laboratory methods (other than molecular)

19. Methods for antibacterial susceptibility testing

Public Health

20. Public health and community-acquired infections

21. Emerging infectious diseases

Infection Control 

22. Infection control

23. Clinical epidemiology of nosocomial infections

Travel Medicine, International Health, Tropical Diseases and Parasitology

24. Travel medicine, tropical and parasitic diseases


25. Resistance and mechanisms of action of antifungals

26. Fungal infections


27. AIDS and HIV infection

28. Hepatitis

29. Virology non-HIV/non-hepatitis

Clinical ID

30. Mycobacterial infections (including diagnosis)

31. Infection in the immunocompromised host and transplant recipients

32. Community-acquired infections including CAP, sepsis, STD, ...

33. Lyme borreliosis, toxoplasmosis

34. Antimicrobial clinical trials

35. Paediatric infections

Vaccines & Immunology

36. Immunology, host defences, immunotherapy

37. Vaccines