5th meeting of the ESCMID Study Group for Legionella Infections (ESGLI)

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Date(s) - 28/08/2018 - 30/08/2018
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Faculté de médecine Rockfeller

The 5th meeting of the ESCMID Study Group for Legionella Infections (ESGLI) will be held in Lyon, France 28 – 30 August, 2018. The ESGLI meetings named until 2011 ‘European Working Group for Legionella Infections’ (EWGLI) have been organized every year all over the Europe since 1986. This conference is a valuable and unique opportunity to meet other members of the community of European experts on Legionella.

The ESGLI 2018 conference will cover a wide range of topics related to Legionella and Legionnaires’ disease from basic microbial genetics and pathogenesis to applied aspects of detection, control and management. The goal of the meeting is to bring together researchers and professionals with more applied issues. The conference will present the latest scientific developments and knowledge about epidemiology and surveillance; clinical aspects and diagnosis; Host – Microbe interactions; Microbe – Environment interactions; outbreaks and case reports; genetics and genomics; prevention and control strategies.

CIRI members of the Legionella pathogenesis team meeting coordinated the organization of this meeting.

More about ESGLI 2018 : http://esgli2018.univ-lyon1.fr/en/pages/esgli-2018-home