20th ICHS Symposium in Athens, Greece June 17-19, 2018
Date | 16-02-2018

We encourage all who are interested in the clinical practice and research on infections in immunocompromised host to attend the 20th ICHS Symposium in Athens, Greece June 17-19, 2018. Many symposia, plenary sessions, poster sessions will provide the attendee with opportunities to meet …

UZ Leuven Interdisciplinary Mycosis and Treatment Center designated as ECMM EC with Diamond Status
Date | 01-02-2018

On March 29th 2018, the Belgian Society of Human and Animal Mycology organises a joint symposium with the Belgian Society of Infectiology and Clinical Microbiology at the Zoo of Antwerp. Besides hot topics, like top papers in diagnostic and clinical …

The Academy of the European Confederation of Medical Mycology: Turning the World Map Blue
Date | 30-01-2018

The success of the ECMM Academy continued over recent months. More than 50 Fellows of the ECMM have been accepted so far, including new FECMM from Brazil, Iran, Lebanon and Oman. The ECMM Academy network includes now fellows form North …

ECMM Certification of the University of Innsbruck & University Hospital Innsbruck
Date | 30-01-2018

In January, 2018 the European Confederation of Medical Mycology (ECMM) designated the Division of Hygiene and Medical Microbiology and the Comprehensive Centre for Infection, Immunity and Transplantation of Medical University of Innsbruck & University Hospital Innsbruck, Austria as an ECMM …

EQUAL Candida Score 2018 now available as a pocket card
Date | 24-01-2018

The recently published EQUAL Candida Score is now available as pocket card. It measures quality of clinical candidemia management, but also summarizes the most important recommendations made by current guidelines provided by ESCMID and IDSA. EQUAL Candida Score 2018 pocket …

Candidemia Score to assess Guideline Adherence
Date | 23-01-2018

The actual guidelines of the ESCMID/ECMM and of the IDSA are comprehensive, but may not be easy to follow in hospitals where candidemia may pose a rare event. The EQUAL Candida Score focuses on the strongest recommendations on candidemia management. …