Training Course - Fungal Infections in Neonates
Organized by the Serbian Society of Medical Mycology - SSMM
Supported by the Federation of European Microbiological Societies - FEMS
DIAGNOSIS AND THERAPY OF
FUNGAL DISEASES - 5TH DTFD
10th October 2017
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Belgrade, Serbia
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Program

This conference run through all day 10th October 2017.
We also provide free lunch and coffee break;
Day 1
10 Oct 2017

OPENING CEREMONY

  • SSMM message: Predrag Minic – The excellence in science and role of knowledge in solving today’s problems of fungal diseases
  • FEMS message: Branka Vasiljevic – Role of FEMS in the promoting excellence in microbiology
  • ISHAM message:
  • ECMM message:
Branka Vasiljević
Predrag Minić

Major and minor fungal “players” in neonatology

  • Thomas Walsh: Risk factors and clinical manifestations of fungal infections in neonates
  • Lena Klingspor: The importance of Candida and other yeast infections in neonates: epidemiology data and diagnostic options
Thomas Walsh
Lena Klingspor

Fighting against fungi outside the host

  • Eggimann Philippe: Candida colonization index and subsequent infection in critically ill patients. Whether it is applicable?
  • Mihai Mares: Prevention of Candida transmission to neonates -a multifaceted issue
  • Suzana Otasevic: Maternal genital Candida colonization: the major risk for neonates infection.
Eggimann Philippe
Mihai Mares
Suzana Otašević

Training Course and Posters – Fungal Infections in Neonates

  • Case reports granted by SSMM: Neonates vs. pediatrics cases presentations and laboratory findings
  • Decision-making and problem-solving of fungal infections in neonates – role of laboratory

LUNCH

14:00 – 15:00

Which test is the best for diagnosis of fungal diseases?

  • Cornelia Lass Florl: Utility of PCR diagnosis of invasive fungal infections in neonates
  • Miha Skvarc: Early laboratory biomarkers for sepsis prediction: role of BD glucan in neonatology
  • Valentina Arsic Arsenijevic: Candida and Fusarium sepsis in pediatric and neonatal units -role of hemoculture
Cornelia Lass Flörl
Miha Skvarc
Valentina Arsić Arsenijević

Antifungals and treatment strategy – What is new?

  • Esther Segal: Packaging methods of antifungal drugs
  • Lidija Senerovic: Novel therapeutic strategies for mixed infections: controlling bacterial-fungal interaction,signaling and quorum sensing
  • Dragana Janic: Antifungals and current treatment guidelines in pediatrics and neonatology
Esther Segal
Lidija Šenerović
Dragana Janić

Closing Ceremony

Symposium evaluation; Closing ceremony;

Location

CROWN PLAZA HOTEL
Vladimira Popovica 10, Belgrade 11070, Serbia
office@dtfd.org

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Who we are

Serbian Society of Medical Mycology – SSMM is the national professional organization which has the mission to apply successfully knowledge and skills in the field of medical mycology.

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What we do

Serbian Society of Medical Mycology – SSMM has the vision to reduce illness and death associated with fungal disease in Serbia and region. SSMM is promoting the excellence in science and role of knowledge in solving today’s problems of fungal diseases by organizing education at all levels.

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Why 5th DTFD?

Fungal Infections are neglected diseases worldwide. Globally, over 300 million people of all ages are estimated to suffer from a serious fungal infection every year. Of these, over 1.66 million people are estimated to die. In comparison, deaths from malaria and tuberculosis are 600,000 and 1,540,000 respectively (GAFFI).

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