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Sponsored Symposia

Friday 11 October 2019

15:30-16:30 Diagnostic workshop sponsored by

Program
Management of Invasive Candida Infections in critically ill patients: contribution of biomarkers

15:30 Invasive Candida infection in ICU patients: clinical aspects and Epidemiology
Garyphallia Poulakou, Sotiria General Hospital of Athens, Greece
15:45 discussion

15:50 Contribution of glycan biomarkers to the diagnosis of invasive Candidiasis
Boualem Sendid, Hospital Regional University Centre, Lille, France
16:05 discussion

16:10 Biomarker-based strategy for the early discontinuation of empirical anti-fungal treatment in ICU patients
Saad Nseir, Salengro Hospital, Hospital Regional University Centre, Lille, France
16:25 discussion

16:45-18:15 Integrated Symposium 1 sponsored by

Saturday 12 October 2019

12:30-14:00 Integrated Symposium 2 sponsored by

18:00-19:30 Integrated Symposium 3 sponsored by


Sunday 13 October 2019

12:30-13:00 Diagnostic symposium sponsored by 

13:00-14:00 Diagnostic workshop sponsored by

Program
(1→3)-β-glucan in the diagnosis and clinical management of invasive fungal disease

Moderator:
Malcolm Richardson, PhD, FSB, FISSE, FRCPath, FECMM, Director and Consultant Clinical Scientist in Mycology – Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust,  Professor of Medical Mycology – University of Manchester, United Kingdom

 (1→3)-β-glucan in the diagnosis and clinical management of invasive fungal disease: From laboratory investigation to patient care
Thomas J. Walsh, MD
Professor of Medicine in Microbiology & Immunology,
Professor of Medicine in Pediatrics, Weill College of Medicine at Cornell University, New York, NY USA