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0ECCMID 2019: 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!

Journal Articles

Bacterial

ECCMID19: Are there gender-related risk factors for surgical site infections?

ECCMID19: Suvratoxumab completes Phase II for treatment of Staphylococcus aureus in the New Drugs 4 Bad Bugs program

ECCMID19: Shortened 15 second application time could be effective for applying hand rub

Clostridium Difficile Infection

Could common painkillers promote C. difficile infection?

Conference Report – 6th Annual “C. Difficile Foundation and Health Expo”

Updates on C. difficile: from clinical trials and guidelines – an interview with Yoav Golan

E. Coli

What impact do microbiome metabolites have on EHEC infections?

Could an insect-derived compound be a new class of antibiotics against Gram-negatives?

E. coli: A helpful bacterium?

H. Pylori

Organoids: a new model to study infectious diseases?

Infographic: The microbiome and infectious diseases

Are flies a significant method of bacterial transmission?

MRSA

ECCMID19: Suvratoxumab completes Phase II for treatment of Staphylococcus aureus in the New Drugs 4 Bad Bugs program

ECCMID19: Mortality rate in bloodstream infections varies hugely depending on the causative organism

Micromotor formulation shows promise for oral vaccination

Salmonella

Whole-genome sequencing of Salmonella enterica Serovar Typhi reveals new antimicrobial resistant isolates

Novel models for enteric infections – an interview with the Faherty Lab

Infographic: The burden of foodborne diseases

Tuberculosis

The milestones in tuberculosis

ECDC report 30 people are diagnosed with tuberculosis every hour

The UN High Level Meeting (UNHLM) on tuberculosis (TB) – a potential turning point to end the world’s leading infectious killer

Fungal

Oral antifungal linked to higher rates of miscarriage

Can Candida albicans cross the blood–brain barrier?

Monoclonal anti-Candida antibodies could protect against infection

Aspergillosis

#TalkFungi – catch up on the Twitter chat for Fungal Awareness Week

Novel antifungal presents opportunities for treating aspergillosis

Understanding molecular causes of antifungal resistance in A. fumigatus

Candidiasis

Can Candida albicans cross the blood–brain barrier?

Monoclonal anti-Candida antibodies could protect against infection

#TalkFungi – catch up on the Twitter chat for Fungal Awareness Week

Coccidioidomycosis

#TalkFungi – catch up on the Twitter chat for Fungal Awareness Week

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

CNS fungal infections

Cryptococcal Meningitis

#TalkFungi – catch up on the Twitter chat for Fungal Awareness Week

Cryptococcal meningitis – taking a closer look at treatment

Infographic: Fungal infections – the hidden burden

Parasitic

ECCMID19: 1 million new malaria cases estimated in Venezuela in 2018

Experimental antimalarial shows promise in human challenge study

The Women In Malaria Research Initiative

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

ECCMID19: 1 million new malaria cases estimated in Venezuela in 2018

Experimental antimalarial shows promise in human challenge study

The Women In Malaria Research Initiative

Neglected Tropical Diseases

Diagnostics for human schistosomiasis: the way forward

Visceral leishmaniasis reported to be on the rise in Brazil

From TB to leprosy: financial model reveals where pipelines and investments might fall short

Protozoan Infections

ECCMID19: 1 million new malaria cases estimated in Venezuela in 2018

Experimental antimalarial shows promise in human challenge study

WHO World Malaria Report 2018: launch of country-led response to put control efforts back on track

Viral

ECCMID19: Some individuals shed flu virus before symptoms appear

ECCMID19: Public urged to seek medical advice immediately following rabies exposure

HIV: new imaging reveals targets on the viral envelope

Hepatitis

A peek behind the paper – Bryan Tolentino on HIV and hepatitis C coinfection

CROI 2019: key news stories

What were the biggest outbreaks of 2018?

Herpes

HR-HPV oral infection rates in England are lower than expected

A peek behind the paper – Lynn Enquist on the lifecycle of alpha herpesvirus

Do viruses play a role in Alzheimer's disease?