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0ECCMID Day 4 Update

On the last day of ECCMID take a look at the highlights from the final talks, posters and more. Plus don’t forget to look back at our updates from the rest of the conference!

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0ECCMID Day 3 Update

Today was the third day of ECCMID, with more fascinating talks and exciting posters. You can catch up on the highlights, as well as the latest headlines and the best of social media in our daily update.

Journal Articles

Bacterial

Preventive use of azithromycin shown to decrease child mortality in sub-Saharan Africa

ECCMID18: Additional precautions by healthcare workers might not prevent the spread of ESBL-producing Enterobacteriaceae

ECCMID18: Could cellulitis be treated with a shorter course of antibiotics?

Clostridium Difficile Infection

Microbiome therapeutics – the pipeline for C. difficile infection

Infographic: The microbiome and infectious diseases

World Antibiotic Awareness Week – a quick-fire interview with Jonathan Cooke

E. Coli

ECCMID18: Researchers identify the role of novel mutations fosfomycin resistance

ECCMID18: Piperacillin-tazobactam should be avoided for bloodstream infections caused by ceftriaxone-resistant E. coli and K. pneumoniae

ECCMID18: Could E. coli’s 'internal bomb' offer a new target for treatment strategy?

H. Pylori

Infographic: The microbiome and infectious diseases

Are flies a significant method of bacterial transmission?

Infographic: A summary of the antibacterial agents in clinical development

MRSA

Are shortages of NHS staff promoting the transmission of resistant infections?

First WHO data reveals high levels of antibiotic resistance worldwide

New flu cases and new flu research – the week in infectious diseases

Salmonella

First WHO data reveals high levels of antibiotic resistance worldwide

Can different strains of the same bacterial species elicit varying immune responses?

Panellist Picks 2017 – the favorite papers of our Expert panel

Tuberculosis

In focus: Tuberculosis

N-TB – first-of-kind app launched for nutritional assessment and counselling of tuberculosis patients

HIV and TB: the ongoing challenge of the two epidemics

Fungal

ECCMID18: Multi-use thermometers linked to large UK Candida auris outbreak

Cidara Therapeutics report positive topline results released from STRIVE trial of lead antifungal

The Microbe Directory – an interview with Heba Shaaban and David Westfall

Aspergillosis

Novel antifungal presents opportunities for treating aspergillosis

Understanding molecular causes of antifungal resistance in A. fumigatus

From Aspergillus to antifungal resistance – an interview with Cornelia Lass-Flörl

Candidiasis

ECCMID18: Multi-use thermometers linked to large UK Candida auris outbreak

Cidara Therapeutics report positive topline results released from STRIVE trial of lead antifungal

Panellist Picks 2017 – the favorite papers of our Expert panel

Coccidioidomycosis

Identification of membrane proteome of Paracoccidioides lutzii and its regulation by zinc

CNS fungal infections

Coccidioidomycosis – an update on current clinical trials

Cryptococcal Meningitis

Cryptococcal meningitis – taking a closer look at treatment

Infographic: Fungal infections – the hidden burden

CNS fungal infections

Parasitic

New point-of-care diagnostics for syphilis and yaws evaluated

Drug development for neglected tropical diseases with BIO Ventures for Global Health

International Women’s Day: A day in the life of... Bobbi Pritt

Helminthic Infections

Conference report – London Centre for Neglected Tropical Disease Research Anniversary Event

ISNTD – Female Genital Schistosomiasis: The most neglected gynaecological disease

Conference report – British Society for Parasitology Autumn Symposium

Malaria

Infographic: The microbiome and infectious diseases

Malarial drug resistance and congenital complications – the week in infectious diseases

Is multi-drug resistant malaria spreading quicker than anticipated?

Neglected Tropical Diseases

New point-of-care diagnostics for syphilis and yaws evaluated

Drug development for neglected tropical diseases with BIO Ventures for Global Health

Infographic: The microbiome and infectious diseases

Protozoan Infections

Is multi-drug resistant malaria spreading quicker than anticipated?

Synthesis, modeling and biological evaluation of antileishmanial agents

Discovery of key molecules responsible for immune evasion by Plasmodium falciparum

Viral

ECCMID18: Research suggests measles remains a ‘serious threat’ to those under two years old

ECCMID18: Is West Nile virus re-emerging in Greece?

Microbiology Society Annual Conference: highlights in brief

Hepatitis

Infographic: The microbiome and infectious diseases

What were the biggest outbreaks of 2017?

Which host proteins interact with chronic viruses?

Herpes

Preventing neonatal herpes infections through maternal immunization

YTHDF2 protein could help prevent viral infections associated with cancer

HSV-1 enhances the energy metabolism of human umbilical cord mesenchymal stem cells to promote virus infection