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Honorable Organizing Committee Member For infectious Diseases 2021 Conferences - John J Miles
Keynote Presentation
New technologies using blood immune cells in inform on human disease status
John J Miles, James Cook University, Australia

The human immune system is a hugely complex network of cell types relentlessly communicating on host health through direct recognition and secreted compounds. We have recently found that listening to this immune cell “chatter” through phenotyping or molecular typing can inform pathology in rapid time using high-dimensional analysis and [....]

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Oral Presentation
Combined Tuberculosis/HIV infection in Russia: Current status and perspectives
Erzheny Tsybikova, Federal Research Institute for Health Organization, Russia

Objective: Epidemiology of combined TB/HIV infection in the Russian Federation over the past 10 years (2009-2018). Materials and methods: retrospective analysis of statistical data received from the reporting forms of the ROSSTAT and MoH of Russia for the period (2009-2018). For the analysis, cartographic and correlation analyses were used. R [....]

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Potential for spread of Leishmania tropica in southern Europe by local sand flies
Petr Volf, Charles University, Czech Republic

Various Leishmania species constitute an important global health problem with millions of people affected. Leishmania tropica is the causative agent of cutaneous leishmaniases (CL) in the Old World, occurring in many countries of Asia and Africa. Currently, a great concern is posed by outbreaks of CL in the Middle East, connected with people displa [....]

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Oral Presentation
Cutaneous Myiasis in an Elderly Man
Berna bozca, infectious diseases specialist, Turkey

Myiasis is the parasitic infestations of live human and other vertebrate animals with dipterous larvae feeding on the host’s dead or living tissues, liquid body substances. Diagnosis of myiasis depends on the demonstration of larvae on the host’s tissues. Myiasis is classified according to the affected location and the association betwe [....]

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Sepsis as a metabolic adaptation failure
Claude Libert, Center for Inflammation Research, Belgium

Sepsis is a most deadly unmet medical need. It hits 30 million people yearly, leading to 8 million deaths, amongst which 3 million children. Usually, sepsis starts with a serious (bacterial) infection that spreads and triggers many systems of the host, including inflammation, immunity, coagulation, complement, but also thermoregulation, circadian r [....]

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Virtual- Oral Presentation
Predictors of all-cause mortality in TB in a Malaysian University Tertiary Hospital
Sarah Choo Qian Rou, University of Malaya, Malaysia

Malaysia is classified as a Tuberculosis (TB) intermediate burden country. As TB is a notifiable disease in Malaysia, we ought to collect more complete information regarding region specific TB data in our country. The aim of the study is to determine the treatment outcome and associated predictors of all-cause mortality in TB patients in a Malaysia [....]

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Oral Presentation
THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN SPLENOMEGALY AND LUNG INVOLVEMENT PATTERNS AND SEVER?TY SCORE IN COVID-19 PNEUMONIA
Yusuf Aksu, Yunus Emre State Hospital, Turkey

The new type of Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a viral infection and has spread all over the world in a short time and has been defined as a pandemic. Computed Tomography has a key role in the diagnosis and follow-up of this disease. In this study, we aimed to compare the frequency of lung involvement patterns and total lung severity score [....]

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Management and Outcome of Tetanus in a Tertiary Hospital in Albania
Entela Kolovani, University Medical Center of Tirana Mother Teresa, Albania

Despite improving the vaccination policy especially during last decade in Albania, still there were tetanus cases reported, whose occurrence is strongly related to two major factors: the decrease of  IgG antibody concentrations toward the disease with increasing age (the mandatory vaccination in Albania ends by 18 years old) and improper treat [....]

Honorable Organizing Committee Member For infectious Diseases 2021 Conferences - Mario Enrique Garcia Rodriguez
Keynote Presentation
Training program established by the Institutional Committee for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals (IACUC) in pre-clinical trials on infectious diseases
Mario Enrique Garcia Rodriguez, Institute of Tropical Medicine Pedro Kouri, Cuba

The implementation in our institution, Regional Reference Center for the study of Tropical Diseases, of the Institutional Committee for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals (IACUC), meant a change in the institutional approach in research with laboratory animals due to the need to respect the welfare of animals in the study of preclinical researc [....]

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Oral Presentation
Prevalence of toxoplasmosis in populations of Tlacuaches (Didelphis albiventris), in the municipality of Morelia and its zoonotic relationship
Hector Javier Gallardo Valencia, Michoacana University, Mexico

Zoonotic diseases have always been of concern to humans, one of the most common is toxoplasmosis, a worldwide disease caused by the etiological agent Toxoplasma gondii (Carrada, 2005), which affects birds, mammals and man, Basso and Venturini (2009) mention that: “The infection has a variable clinical presentation according to the affect [....]

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An Observational Analytical Retrospective Study on the Profile of Adenoviral Infection among Children Admitted In a Tertiary Care Centre in Eastern India
Sumon Poddar, Institute of Child Health, India

Human adenovirus (HAdV) causes upper and lower respiratory tract infections. However, there are few large prospective studies focused on HAdVs acute infections requiring hospitalization. A retrospective study was conducted on children admitted with acute respiratory infections with PCR positive adeno virus at Institute of Child Health, Kolkata from [....]

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Poster Presentation
Assessing the risk of SARS-COV-2 transmission via surgical electrocautery plume
Leigh J Sowerby, Western University, Canada

Live SARS-CoV-2 virus has been detected in saliva, sputum, bile, feces and blood. Direct transmission to surgical staff from aerosolized virus in electrocautery smoke (as observed with other viruses) has been raised by several medical associations as a safety concern. During surgery, electrocautery is performed in areas of high viral load (e.g. nas [....]

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Poster Presentation
Iodox-spray: a versatile and multipurpose spray disinfectant. Anti-bacterial, anti-viral, anti-fouling, anti-mold applications, for pathogen-free environments
Katsuyoshi Tatenuma, Kaken University, Japan

During history, numerous infectious diseases have emerged, and human movements always played a key role in the spread of pathogens. Therefore, since in recent years, from daily local commuting to long-range international travels, we are experiencing a continuous growth of human mobility, guaranteeing safe and pathogen-free environments is extremely [....]

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Applications of an iodine-based disinfectant with immediate and long-lasting efficiency. Avian influenza virus inactivation effect by iodine-doped activated carbon
Fabio Spaziani, ENEA, Italy

Since the end of 20th century, outbreaks of such emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases as avian influenza, classical swine fever (CSF), African swine fever (ASF), severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS), and Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) have successively occurred in the world. These diseases a [....]

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A Case Report: Clinical manifestations of Brucellosis
Abdulla Al Amoodi,, Academic Affairs Family Medicine Residency program, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates

Brucellosis is a systemic infection with a broad clinical spectrum, ranging from asymptomatic disease to severe or fatal illness. The incubation period is usually one to four weeks; occasionally, it may be as long as several months. It can present as focal manifestation in different areas such as osteoarticular involvement most commonly as spondyli [....]

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Specificity of pulmonary changes assessed by computed tomography in patients COVID-19 with immunoinflammatory rheumatic diseases
Aronova Eugenia, V.A. Nasonova Research Institute of Rheumatology, Moscow

To characterize CT of the lungs as a method for diagnosing COVID-19 in patients with immunoinflammatory rheumatic diseases (IIRD) in real clinical practiceThe retrospective study included data on 37 patients with IIRD (27 women and 10 men) hospitalized at the V.A. Nasonova Research Institute of Rheumatology from April to November 2020 with diagnose [....]

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Histoplasmosis in South East Asia
Jacob Baker , Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital Trust, United Kingdom

This presentation will describe the epidemiological review of histoplasmosis in the South East Asia conducted in 2018 and published in 2019 in Emerging Microbes and Infections. The work, conducted by myself with Professor Denning of the University of Manchester and Professor Wahyuningsih of the University of Indonesia, documented all reported cases [....]

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Viral pathogens associated with acute lower respiratory tract infections in Bulgaria
Ivelina Trifonva, National Centre of Infectious and Parasitic Diseases, Bulgaria

Acute lower respiratory tract infections are a major cause of morbidity and hospital admissions. This study aimed to determine the viral etiology of these infections among the patients of different age groups in Bulgaria during the period October 2016-September 2019. Nasopharyngeal specimens were collected from patients with bronchiolitis, pneumoni [....]

Honorable Organizing Committee Member For infectious Diseases 2021 Conferences -  Sarah El-Nakeep
Keynote Presentation
Infections in decompensated liver disease patients, a review of the literature
Sarah El-Nakeep, Ain Shams University, Egypt

Decompensated liver disease is a huge burden on countries that suffer from high rates of chronic hepatitis or alcoholism, also recently NASH entered in the strong contenders after the regression of chronic HCV with oral direct antivirals. Liver decompensation in the form of hepatocellular or vascular decompensation carries the risk of disturbed imm [....]

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Clinical Profile of Pediatric Thrombocytopenia from a coastal region in South India
Sarita Thomas, Government T D Medical College, India

The clinical profile of thrombocytopenia varies widely with geographical and seasonal changes. The profile of such cases along the coastal areas of Central Kerala are poorly described. The objective of our study was to determine the clinical profile of children with thrombocytopenia in this region. A descriptive study was conducted among 105 patien [....]

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Infections caused by antibiotic-resistant ESKAPE group in Mexico
Silvia Giono Cerezo, National Polytechnic Institute, Mexico

Infections caused by antibiotic-resistant ESKAPE group microorganisms possess high risk to patients' lives, because  treatment is limited to few therapeutic options. The resistance mechanisms are: production of Extended Spectrum Lactamases (BLEE), Carbapenemes type MBL, enzymatic production of aminoglycoside resistance (HLRA), resistance t [....]

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Study on Anti-pathogenic Activities and Effective Components from Leaves and Stalks of Chrysanthemum nankingense Hand. Mazz
Lilian Ji, Suzhou University of Science and Technology, China

Chrysanthemum nankingense Hand. Mazz is widely distributed all over China as a kind of nutritional and delicious wild vegetables. The anti-pathogenic activities of Chrysanthemum nankingense Hand. Mazz were evaluated against 6 test bacteria and 4 test fungi. Results indicated that the 3 extracts (A, B and C) of Chrysanthemum nankingense Hand. Mazz s [....]

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Syphilis during pregnancy at the primary health care of Campos Eliseos and in the city of Betim. A readjustment in the work process for an early diagnosis and a proper treatment1,2.
Eduardo Guimaraes de Araujo Moreira, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil

Syphilis and congenital syphilis are preventable diseases if the infected patient or pregnant woman is promptly diagnosed and properly treated, as well as sexual partner (s), being their occurrence an indicative of failure in the prenatal and health care. Serological screening at prenatal is an effective measure and penicillin treatment is effic [....]

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Microbiota present in periradicular abscesses in Marsh deer (Blastocerus dichotomus) kept in captivity
Iveraldo Dos Santos Dutra, Universidade Federal de Goias, Brazil

In wild animals oral health is extremely important for survival. Dental or periodontal changes can lead to oral pain, difficulty eating and anorexia. Periradicular abscesses are polymicrobial infections, usually endodontic, responsible for severe health damage and eventually mortality in free or captive wild deer. However, little is known about the [....]

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Subgingival and ruminal microbiomes associated with bovine periodontal disease
Ana carolina Borsanelli, Universidade Federal de Goias, Brazil

Periodontal diseases (gingivitis, chronic or aggressive periodontitis, necrotizing periodontal disease and periodontal abscess) are a group of diseases that affect the protection and support structures of the dental elements and are associated with etiological, environmental and systemic factors. While bacterial involvement in the pathogenesis of p [....]

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Molecular analysis and prevalence of Klebsiella pneumoniae isolates harboring determinants of antimicrobial resistance to ?-lactams and aminoglycosides recovered from nosocomial bacteraemias in Mexico
Jose Eduardo Toledano Tableros, National Polytechnic Institute, Mexico

Klebsiella pneumoniae is a pathogen that displays high antimicrobial resistance after recruiting plasmids encoding resistance genes for multiple families of antibiotics, including β-lactamase enzymes and transferase enzymes due to their widespread global distribution. The main objective of this study was to identify β-lactamases and trans [....]

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Primary multiple cerebral hydatid cysts: an unusual case report in European countries.
Ergys Ramosaco,, University Medical Center of Tirana Mother Teresa, Albania

Born in Vlora (Albania) 08/10/1972. Degree in Medicine at the University of Medicine of Tirana (Albania) in 1996 – 97  Accademic Year. Specialization in Infectious Diseases at the the University of Medicine of Tirana (Albania) in 2003. Doctor at the Infectious Diseases Clinic at University Hospital Center “Mother Teresa”, Tir [....]

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Structure-based drug repurposing to inhibit the DNA gyrase of Mycobacterium tuberculosis
R. Balasubramani G L, JAWAHARLAL NEHRU UNIVERSITY, New Delhi, India.

Drug repurposing is an alternative avenue for identifying new drugs to treat tuberculosis (TB). Although TB can be cured with anti-tubercular drugs, the emergence of multidrug-resistant and extensively drug-resistant strains of Mycobacterium tuberculosis H37Rv (Mtb), as well as the significant death toll globally, necessitate the developm [....]

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Victoria Fursova, FBUN State research center for applied Microbiology, Russia

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