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WCID 2024

Yongqing Li, Speaker at Infection Conferences
Keynote Presentation (In-person)
Yongqing Li, University of Michigan Medical School, United States

Sepsis, a severe and often fatal condition, has long evaded effective treatment strategies. For over 16 years, our research has been at the forefront of investigating histone deacetylase (HDAC) inhibitors (HDACIs) as a novel approach in sepsis management. We are excited to share [....] » Read More

Albert J Eid, Speaker at Infectious Diseases Conferences
Keynote Presentation (In-person)
Albert J Eid, University of Kansas Medical Center, United States

Due to conflicting data, it remains unclear whether immunosuppressive medications increase the risk of progression to severe COVID-19 disease in Solid Organ Transplant (SOT) recipients. Most of the available outcome data does not suggest a higher mortality rate in the SOT populat [....] » Read More

Jun Wan, Speaker at Infection Conferences
Keynote Presentation (In-person)
Jun Wan, Indiana University School of Medicine, United States

We explored distinct and comprehensive patterns of SARS-CoV-2 genetic variations, offering insights obtained by sophisticated analyses from diverse perspectives. Our study encompassed an in-depth examination of single nucleotide variants (SNVs), various nucleotide substitutions, [....] » Read More

Francis J Castellino, Speaker at Infection Conferences
Keynote Presentation (In-person)
Francis J Castellino, University of Notre Dame, United States

A signature feature of Group A Streptococcus pyogenes (GAS) infections in humans is dysregulated hemostasis.  Hemostasis is a component of the innate immune system, which also includes inflammation and complement activation, all of which attempt to eliminate the invadin [....] » Read More

Tom Koch, Speaker at Infectious Disease Conference
Keynote Presentation (Virtual)
Tom Koch, University of British Columbia, Canada

In our focus on the immediate, and the new we forget the history in which Covid-19 and other, infectious diseases occur. Seen from this perspective there was little new in our experiences with overcrowded wards and limited supplies. What was new was a result of changes in the cul [....] » Read More

Mehwish Zeb, Speaker at Infection Conferences
Oral Presentation (In-person)
Mehwish Zeb, Garden city Hospital, United States

Sepsis is defined as a life-threatening dysregulated body response and systemic inflammation to an infection. Septic shock is a subset of sepsis which has cellular, metabolic, and circulatory abnormalities leading to the shift of aerobic respiration to an anaerobic pathway with r [....] » Read More

Dalvin Roy A Wong, Speaker at Infection Conferences
Oral Presentation (In-person)
Dalvin Roy A Wong, Amang Rodriguez Memorial Medical Center, Philippines

In the past years, the Philippines has gained a reputation as one of the countries with the fastest growing Human Immunodeficiency virus cases across the world. There was a noted decrease in the incidence of HIV and AIDS related deaths in many regions of the world, but the same i [....] » Read More

Alok Kafle, Speaker at Infectious Disease Conference
Oral Presentation (In-person)
Alok Kafle, Khon Kaen University, Thailand

Opisthorchis viverrini (Ov), a Southeast Asian liver fluke, thrives within bile ducts, evading host immune responses and promoting cholangiocarcinoma in humans in humans in humans in humans in humans . A tegument of O. viverrini parasite plays a crucial role in host-parasite inte [....] » Read More

Sally Lago, Speaker at Infectious Diseases Conferences
Oral Presentation (In-person)
Sally Lago, Strathmore University, Kenya

In the intricate tapestry of the fight against HIV, understanding the subtle yet powerful influence of cultural practices is paramount. Traditional practises such as widow cleansing rituals and wife inheritance have been practises that affect HIV transmission and treatment outcom [....] » Read More

Surya Prakash Tadepalli, Speaker at Infection Conferences
Oral Presentation (In-person)
Surya Prakash Tadepalli, Jai Surya Multiple Knowledge Development Organization, India

Introduction: The fear surrounding the coronavirus stems from several factors. Despite its microscopic size, it poses a significant threat due to its ability to cause severe illness and its challenging detectability. Lack of knowledge about the virus and its behavior further exac [....] » Read More

Zhiheng Zhou, Speaker at Infectious Diseases Conferences
Oral Presentation (In-person)
Zhiheng Zhou, Shenzhen Pingshan General Hospital, China

Background: Cigarette smoking is an unhealthy lifestyle behavior, which can cause a high incidence of respiratory, cardiovascular, endocrine diseases and  even tumor . In the past three-year COVID-19 pandemic, there were many researches on the relationship between cigarette [....] » Read More

Arshad Islam, Speaker at Infectious Diseases Conferences
Oral Presentation (In-person)
Arshad Islam, Governemnt Lady Reading Hospital Medcial Teaching Institution, Pakistan

Aim: To investigate the effect of novel organometallic Sb(V) and Bi(V) complexes on membrane integrity and their interaction with DNA, activity and cytotoxicity against Sb(III)-sensitive and -resistant Leishmania strains. Material & Methods: Ph3M(L)2 type complex [....] » Read More

Nusrat Mumtaz, Speaker at Infection Conferences
Oral Presentation (In-person)
Nusrat Mumtaz, University of Karachi, Pakistan

The emergence of extensively drug- resistant gram negative pathogens (XDR) has worsens the treatment of blood stream infections (BSI) which results in high morbidity and mortality. This study aimed to detect the prevalence and resistance pattern of XDR Gram-negative bacteria in b [....] » Read More

Leresche Even Doneilly Oyaba Vinda, Speaker at Infectious Disease Conference
Oral Presentation (In-person)
Leresche Even Doneilly Oyaba Vinda, Interdisciplinary Medical Research Center of Franceville, Gabon

Background: Terrestrial mammals in protected areas have been identified as a potential source of antimicrobial-resistant bacteria. Studies on antimicrobial resistance in gorillas have already been conducted. Thus, this study aimed to describe the phylogroups, pathotypes and preva [....] » Read More

Kabbale Fredrick George, Speaker at Infection Conferences
Oral Presentation (In-person)
Kabbale Fredrick George, Makerere University, Uganda

Malaria remains the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in Uganda, despite the fairly wide coverage of insecticide-treated bed nets (ITNs) or long lasting insecticide-treated nets (LLINs) combined with other interventions. This study aimed to determine the impact of ITNs/LLI [....] » Read More

Abebe Mengesha Aga, Speaker at Infectious Disease Conference
Oral Presentation (In-person)
Abebe Mengesha Aga, Armauer Hansen Research Institute, Ethiopia

Background: Rabies is 100% fatal zoonotic disease with acute encephalitis in humans and animals. The case is most severe in developing countries where cell culture derived anti-rabies vaccines are unaffordable or the available nervous tissue-derived vaccines are of questionable i [....] » Read More

Sabiha Imran, Speaker at Infectious Diseases Conferences
Oral Presentation (In-person)
Sabiha Imran, Manav Rachna International Institute of Research & Studies, India

Hospital-acquired infections are infections that are not present at the time of admission to a hospital and thus include ventilator-associated pneumonia, hospital-acquired pneumonia, etc. Hospital-acquired pneumonia (HAP), also known as nosocomial pneumonia, is a lower respi [....] » Read More

Agajie Bogale, Speaker at Infectious Disease Conference
Oral Presentation (In-person)
Agajie Bogale, Gujarat Technological University, United States

Background: Early testing and treatment is among the successful strategies for the prevention and control of cervical precancerous and invasive cancer, and a paramount for women with HIV. In Ethiopia, visual inspection with acetic acid for screening and cryotherapy treatment is c [....] » Read More

Niranjan Nayak, Speaker at Infectious Diseases Conferences
Oral Presentation (In-person)
Niranjan Nayak, Manipal College of Medical Sciences, Nepal

Background: Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) due to Salmonella Typhi is uncommon, though there are scanty reports of bacteriuria caused by nontyphoidal Salmonellae and other gram negative bacilli. However, cases of bacteriuria with UTI due to nontyphoidal Salmonellae were more [....] » Read More

Mehwish Zeb, Speaker at Infection Conferences
Poster Presentation (In-person)
Mehwish Zeb, Garden city Hospital, United States

Brain abscess is a localized collection of pus within the brain tissue. It is a rare condition and approximately 1500-2000 cases are presented annually in the United States. The patients with immunocompromised state have a higher incidence of acquiring brain abscess. The most fre [....] » Read More

Karthic Drishna Perumal, Speaker at Infectious Diseases Conferences
Poster Presentation (In-person)
Karthic Drishna Perumal, Mount Carmel Health, United States

Syphilis is a sexually transmitted disease caused by the non-hepatotropic spirochete Treponema pallidum. The disease is typically divided into early (primary and secondary infection) and late (tertiary infection that can be symptomatic or asymptomatic) stages. Syphilitic hepatiti [....] » Read More

Qingxiang Liu, Speaker at Infectious Diseases Conferences
Poster Presentation (In-person)
Qingxiang Liu, IntegerBio Inc, United States

The type I interferon (IFN) system is a potent host innate defense mechanism against viral pathogens. Activation of this pathway occurs upon engagement of IFN with the host IFN alpha receptors 1 and 2 (IFNAR1/2), resulting in activation of > 300 interferon stimulated genes (IS [....] » Read More

Priscilla, Speaker at Infectious Disease Conference
Poster Presentation (In-person)
Priscilla, Atlanticare Regional Medical Centre, United States

Introduction Endophthalmitis is a rare infection of the interior eye by bacteria or fungi. These infections are usually exogenous and are caused as a complication of ophthalmic procedures or penetrating ocular trauma(1) Endogenous endophthalmitis is a rare condition that [....] » Read More

Rosemeire Cristina Linhari Rodrigues Pietro, Speaker at Infection Conferences
Poster Presentation (In-person)
Rosemeire Cristina Linhari Rodrigues Pietro, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Brazil

Livestock plays a crucial role in the Brazilian economy, however, the ubiquitous presence of the Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus tick represents a significant challenge, resulting in considerable economic losses. Additionally, ticks stand out as vectors of different microorga [....] » Read More

Manish Tripathi, Speaker at Infectious Disease Conference
Poster Presentation (In-person)
Manish Tripathi, All India Institute of medical Sciences, India

Aligned with the global objective to eliminate malaria, continuous efforts are made in the field of malaria biology. However, the parasite is similarly advancing itself to be in competition. Our information about parasites is the tip of the iceberg, making this tug of war into th [....] » Read More

Samyuktha Srinivas, Speaker at Infectious Disease Conference
Poster Presentation (In-person)
Samyuktha Srinivas, Kasturba Medical College, India

Introduction: Melioidosis is largely under-reported in the Indian subcontinent, this region is believed to account for 44% of cases, with an estimated annual incidence of 52,500 cases per year in India. This retrospective study of 50 patients aimed at determining association b [....] » Read More

Christof Peter Ziaja, Speaker at Infectious Disease Conference
Poster Presentation (In-person)
Christof Peter Ziaja, UKE Neuroradiology and Institut of Stress and Fatigue Prof Stark, Germany

Background: Post/Long COVID is a complex multisystemic post-viral syndrome characterized by heterogeneous symptoms, potentially associated with viral or immune-mediated disruption. The superior tubular of the Hypothalamus, responsible for the Immune response and control, plays a [....] » Read More

Sangita Thapa, Speaker at Infectious Diseases Conferences
Poster Presentation (In-person)
Sangita Thapa, Medical University of America, Nepal

Introduction: Transaminitis is the condition where serum aspartate transaminase and alanine transaminase increase indicating the liver dysfunction. One such disease where liver involvement might be observed is dengue, which is mosquito-borne viral infection. The aim of the study [....] » Read More

Kelvin Clein M Curitana, Speaker at Infectious Disease Conference
Poster Presentation (In-person)
Kelvin Clein M Curitana, Dr. Paulino J. Garcia Memorial Research and Medical Center, Philippines

Drug resistant tuberculosis (DR-TB) poses significant challenges to the control and successful eradication and management of TB worldwide.  MDR-TB treatment outcome is the most important indicator in WHO’s End TB strategy. Tracking of treatment outcomes over time is su [....] » Read More

Ala Omer Abdelaziz Mohamed, Speaker at Infection Conferences
Poster Presentation (In-person)
Ala Omer Abdelaziz Mohamed, Al Neelain University, Qatar

Background: West Nile virus (WNV) is an arbovirus from the Flaviviridae family. West Nile now represents one of the most common arboviral diseases worldwide that causes febrile illness. Also, significant number of patients develop severe neurological disease including meningitis, [....] » Read More

Ma Donna Balagapo Pelicano, Speaker at Infection Conferences
Poster Presentation (In-person)
Ma Donna Balagapo Pelicano, Sengkang General Hospital, Singapore

Background: Streptobacillary endocarditis is rare and often associated with fatal complications. Since the year 2000, only twenty cases of endocarditis have been reported. Fifteen cases affected the mitral valve, while five cases involved the aortic valve. Two of the aortic [....] » Read More

Thomas J Webster, Speaker at Infectious Diseases Conferences
Keynote Presentation (In-person)
Thomas J Webster, Hebei University of Technology and Interstellar Therapeutics, China

Nanomedicine has already provided dozens of FDA approved products improving the lives of billions. Most notably, nanomaterials have been used to develop vaccines for COVID, improved spinal implants, developed anti-infection materials without using antibiotics, and fabricated nume [....] » Read More

Hanna Claire Bejarasco, Speaker at Infectious Diseases Conferences
Oral Presentation (In-person)
Hanna Claire Bejarasco, Davao Regional Medical Center, Pitcairn

Background and Purposes: The impact of COVID 19 on mortality rate remains one of the primary sources of death globally. It has caused the death of many patients aged 45 to 84 years old, and in the main four foundations for every age cohort except for children under five year [....] » Read More

Fatima Zahrae El Bakri, Speaker at Infectious Diseases Conferences
Oral Presentation (In-person)
Fatima Zahrae El Bakri, Ibn Tofail University, Morocco

Leishmaniases represent a major public health problem not only because of the number of cases recorded each year, but also because of the wide distribution of the disease. It is a parasitic disease caused by around 20 species of flagellated protozoa transmitted by the bite of cer [....] » Read More

Zahid Sajjad, Speaker at Infectious Diseases Conferences
Oral Presentation (In-person)
Zahid Sajjad, Department of Health, Pakistan

Background: An outbreak of acute watery diarrhea (AwD) was reported in a remote area of District Malakand on July 1, 2021. A team of FELTP (Field Epidemiology and Laboratory Training Program) fellows, deputed by the Director General of Health Services, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, was tas [....] » Read More

Immaculate Nabukenya, Speaker at Infection Conferences
Oral Presentation (In-person)
Immaculate Nabukenya, Makerere University Uganda, Uganda

Background: Uganda is signatory to the International Health Regulations (2005) which mandates us to have the capacity to detect, assess, report and respond to potential public health emergencies. Following the World Health Organization (WHO) Joint External Evaluation (JEE) 201 [....] » Read More

Ndong Mba Thiery, Speaker at Infectious Disease Conference
Oral Presentation (In-person)
Ndong Mba Thiery, Masuku University of Science and Technology, Gabon

Background: the present study was conducted to determine the seroprevalence of IgG antibodies to Toxoplasma gondii, among pregnant women at the Franceville Maternal and Child Health Center (FMCHC), Gabon. Material and Methods: Conducted from August 1 to September 31, 2023, thi [....] » Read More

Samson Ishola Ibironke, Speaker at Infectious Diseases Conferences
Oral Presentation (In-person)
Samson Ishola Ibironke, Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria

Communicable diseases or infectious refers as communicable disease, catching, transferable, transmittable, contagious, infective, virulent, Contamination, It has been public health concern over the year, the survey conduct the occurrence of the Infectious disease from infant and [....] » Read More

Akanle Olanrewaju Basil, Speaker at Infectious Diseases Conferences
Oral Presentation (In-person)
Akanle Olanrewaju Basil, University of Lagos, Nigeria

The study examines the knowledge and attitudes of widows towards sexually transmitted infections (STIs) by analyzing the significance of various dependent and independent variables. The analysis reveals several key findings. Firstly, the overall model, as indicated by Pillai&rsqu [....] » Read More

Aishat Bukola Usman, Speaker at Infection Conferences
Oral Presentation (In-person)
Aishat Bukola Usman, West African Health Organization, Nigeria

Introduction: The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) experienced a significant surge in Dengue Fever (DF) outbreaks in 2023, posing new important challenges to public health systems. This paper reviewed the epidemiological situation during the outbreaks and highli [....] » Read More

Aghapy Yermans Yakoup, Speaker at Infectious Diseases Conferences
Oral Presentation (In-person)
Aghapy Yermans Yakoup, Zewail University of Science and Technology, Egypt

Recently, multi-drug resistant (MDR) bacteria are responsible for a large number of infectious diseases that can be life-threatening. Globally, new approaches are targeted to solve this essential issue. This study aims to discover novel antibiotic alternatives by using the whole [....] » Read More

Alebel Yaregal Desale, Speaker at Infectious Disease Conference
Oral Presentation (In-person)
Alebel Yaregal Desale, Clinton Health Access Initiative, Ethiopia

Background: Oxygen therapy is a lifesaving treatment, however, in Ethiopia, oxygen is not readily available in many healthcare facilities. In 2015, the Federal Ministry of Health launched a national roadmap to increase access to oxygen. This study aims to evaluate whether the ava [....] » Read More

Zandiswa M Gulube, Speaker at Infectious Disease Conference
Oral Presentation (In-person)
Zandiswa M Gulube, University of Witwatersrand, South Africa

Dental caries is the most prevalent oral infection resulting from accumulation and multiplication of bacteria in the oral cavity. It is caused by demineralisation of the tooth due to the acids produced by Streptococcus mutans from fermentable carbohydrates. Pathogenic characteris [....] » Read More

Masoumeh Navidinia, Speaker at Infectious Diseases Conferences
Oral Presentation (In-person)
Masoumeh Navidinia, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Iran (Islamic Republic of)

Objective: Bacterial resistance to medicinal medications has indeed become a significant problem in recent decades. The rapid development of resistance mechanisms by bacteria has led to the loss of effectiveness of many commonly used antibiotics, posing a serious threat to global [....] » Read More

Ndimuntung Julius Mingo, Speaker at Infectious Disease Conference
Oral Presentation (In-person)
Ndimuntung Julius Mingo, University of Buea, Cameroon

Background: Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) a highly contagious disease caused by the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). It is unique among human coronaviruses in that it has the capacity of high transmissibility, causes substantial deaths in some high r [....] » Read More

Abdul Rauf Janjua, Speaker at Infectious Diseases Conferences
Oral Presentation (In-person)
Abdul Rauf Janjua, University of Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistan

Academia in Pakistan has been under a criticism for being unable to provide the guiding role in the prosperity of the nation. There have been a number of issues with the academia in Pakistan. The issues with academia encompass isolated and horizontal raw process reporting researc [....] » Read More

Kelvin Clein M Curitana, Speaker at Infectious Disease Conference
Poster Presentation (In-person)
Kelvin Clein M Curitana, Dr. Paulino J. Garcia Memorial Research and Medical Center, Philippines

Dengue is the most important of the human arboviral infections and most rapidly spreading mosquito-borne viral disease in the world. It occurs in tropical and subtropical regions of the world and an all-year round disease in the Philippines. In 2020, the Philippines reported 83,1 [....] » Read More

Akumu Esther Joy, Speaker at Infectious Diseases Conferences
Poster Presentation (In-person)
Akumu Esther Joy, Infectious Diseases Institute, Uganda

Background:  Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) was declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO) on 11th March 2020. COVID-19 vaccination is one of the strategies that was employed to contain COVID-19 infection. In Uganda, COVID-19 vaccination campaigns began in Ma [....] » Read More

Halita Medlyn Garuba, Speaker at Infection Conferences
Poster Presentation (In-person)
Halita Medlyn Garuba, University of Lagos, Nigeria

Background: Hepatitis B is a preventable disease of public health significance; untreated infection leads to liver cirrhosis, liver cancer and death. Young adults can be infected via unprotected sexual intercourse. Our study assessed the Hepatitis B-related knowledge and preventi [....] » Read More

Hiba Akber, Speaker at Infectious Disease Conference
Poster Presentation (In-person)
Hiba Akber, The Indus hospital and Health Network, Pakistan

Introduction: Tuberculosis (TB) is a communicable disease that is a major cause of illness and death worldwide. Risk factors for mortality in patients with Extra pulmonary tuberculosis (EPTB) include certain sites of disease other coexisting conditions, including HIV/AIDS; lo [....] » Read More

Jyoti Soni, Speaker at Infectious Diseases Conferences
Poster Presentation (In-person)
Jyoti Soni, CSIR-IGIB, India

Detecting intracellular microorganisms like viruses, bacteria, and fungi can be challenging due to their non-culturable forms. Transcriptomic analysis at the cellular level enables exploration of the distribution of these microorganisms within host cells, but methodological limit [....] » Read More

Ranjan Ramasamy, Speaker at Infectious Diseases Conferences
Keynote Presentation (Virtual)
Ranjan Ramasamy, IDFISH Technology, United States

The benefits conferred by recent scientific discoveries, e.g. new chemotherapeutics, monoclonal antibodies for diagnosis and treatment, recombinant protein antigens for diagnosis, and vaccines for infectious diseases like COVID-19, dengue and malaria, are widely appreciated. Howe [....] » Read More

Vijay Prabha, Speaker at Infectious Diseases Conference
Keynote Presentation (Virtual)
Vijay Prabha, Panjab University, India

Male infertility, an intricate interplay of genetic, anatomical, and environmental factors, underscores the notable influence of urogenital infections. Azoospermia, a multifactorial disorder characterized by absence of sperm in seminal plasma, silently challenges reproductive hea [....] » Read More

Sunita Girish, Speaker at Infection Conferences
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Sunita Girish, B. J. Medical College, India

Background: Vitamin D, recognized for its immunomodulatory effects, plays a crucial role in strengthening the body's defense mechanisms. Emerging evidence suggests that comorbidities associated with COVID-19 often exhibit lower levels of Vitamin D, predisposing them to height [....] » Read More

Hua Luo, Speaker at Infection Conferences
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Hua Luo, Peking University, China

During the past four years, the people all over the world have been struggling with COVID-19 and other terrible infectious disease. Fortunately, we have accumulated amounts of clinical experience in the diagnosis and treatment of unexplained pneumonia from COVID-19 that was not b [....] » Read More

Wei Jia Li, Speaker at Infectious Disease Conference
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Wei Jia Li, Peking University, China

Leptospirosis is a zoonotic and neglected waterborne disease caused by the pathogenic helical spirochetes. Several significant risk factors, such as climate, occupation, urbanization, and poverty, can contribute to leptospirosis in humans. Symptoms of acute-phase leptospirosis in [....] » Read More

Nasib Zaman, Speaker at Infectious Diseases Conferences
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Nasib Zaman, University of Swat, Pakistan

Intestinal parasitic infections (IPIs) represent a worldwide health concern, and they are the most prevalent infections within a specific local population. A recent study aimed to determine the occurrence of IPIs and identify the contributing factors responsible for the transmiss [....] » Read More

Taha Abd ElSalam Ashraf, Speaker at Infection Conferences
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Taha Abd ElSalam Ashraf, Fayoum University, Egypt

Background: Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a serious and rapidly growing global health threat, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). A study found that 90% of hospitalized infants with sepsis in the Middle East carried antibiotic-resistant bacteria. Yet, public awa [....] » Read More

Kasha Chen, Speaker at Infectious Diseases Conferences
Poster Presentation (Virtual)
Kasha Chen, California University of Science and Medicine/Arrowhead Regional Medical Center, United States

27-year-old hispanic male with no known past medical history initially presented to the emergency department for symptoms of possible panic attack after quitting his job and breaking up with his girlfriend. In the emergency department, he received oral Ativan 1 mg with reported i [....] » Read More

Marji U Umil, Speaker at Infectious Diseases Conferences
Poster Presentation (Virtual)
Marji U Umil, University of the East Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center Inc, Philippines

Background: Fusarium spp. are fungal species usually found in soil, water, and plants, which can cause infection, especially in immunocompromised patients. Fusarium infections are commonly seen in hematologic neoplasms; only a few are reported in solid organ malignancies. C [....] » Read More

Rogermar D Villanueva, Speaker at Infectious Disease Conference
Poster Presentation (Virtual)
Rogermar D Villanueva, Cagayan Valley Medical Center, Philippines

Introduction: Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) following COVID-19 vaccination has been reported in the scientific literature. Although causality cannot be ascertained, this case of GBS is reported, to highlight the diagnosis, management and incidence of this important adve [....] » Read More

Xinxin Wang, Speaker at Infection Conferences
Poster Presentation (Virtual)
Xinxin Wang, Peking University, China

Coronavirus disease (COVID- 19) is a severe infectious disease caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) that binds to the cells; angiotensin converting enzyme 2 (ACE2) receptor. In the first severe case of COVID- 19 in Shenzhen city, we found that in [....] » Read More

Yiguo Zhou, Speaker at Infection Conferences
Poster Presentation (Virtual)
Yiguo Zhou, Peking University, China

Objective: This study investigated the epidemiological patterns of major respiratory viruses among pediatric acute respiratory tract infections (ARTI) cases after lifting the non-pharmaceutical interventions (NPI). Methods: This retrospective study analyzed surveillance data o [....] » Read More

Arifa Akram, Speaker at Infectious Diseases Conferences
Poster Presentation (Virtual)
Arifa Akram, National Institute of Laboratory Medicine & Referral Centre, Bangladesh

Hepatitis E Virus (HEV) and Hepatitis A Virus (HAV) infections continue to pose substantial global health concerns, especially in areas of insufficient sanitation and hygiene standards. This case report investigates the seroprevalence of Hepatitis A Virus (HAV) and Hepatitis E Vi [....] » Read More

Fatima Laique, Speaker at Infectious Disease Conference
Poster Presentation (Virtual)
Fatima Laique, Dow University of Health Sciences, Pakistan

Molluscum contagiosum is a fairly common skin infection in children and immunocompromised adults. It is caused by a poxvirus and causes single or multiple raised, pearl-like lesions (papules). It is a highly contagious and can spread via skin-to-skin contact or on contact with in [....] » Read More

Ali Khanifar, Speaker at Infection Conferences
Poster Presentation (Virtual)
Ali Khanifar, Hamadan University of Medical Science and Health Services, Iran (Islamic Republic of)

Marburg and Ebola viral fevers are highly severe afflictions that have a detrimental impact on both the human species and non-human primates. These ailments manifest themselves in a multitude of symptoms, encompassing hemorrhages, elevated body temperatures, cranial discomfort, m [....] » Read More

Ali Khanifar, Speaker at Infection Conferences
Poster Presentation (Virtual)
Ali Khanifar, Hamadan University of Medical Science and Health Services, Iran (Islamic Republic of)

The COVID-19 pathogen is a pathogen with a single strand of genetic material, belonging to the family coronaviridae. It possesses a genome that is approximately 29881 bp long, which results in the development of a respiratory disease with sudden onset. One of how the COVID-19 vir [....] » Read More

Mehdi Maghbooli, Speaker at Infection Conferences
Poster Presentation (Virtual)
Mehdi Maghbooli, Zanjan University of Medical Sciences, Iran (Islamic Republic of)

Introduction: SARS-Cov2 virus, the cause of the Covid-19 pandemic, can affect the nervous system. Due to the importance of acute stroke as the second cause of death and the third cause of disability, it is necessary to investigate different aspects of interactions between covid-1 [....] » Read More

Jasmine Mutti, Speaker at Infectious Diseases Conferences
Poster Presentation (Virtual)
Jasmine Mutti, Baystate Medical center, United States

Primary care practitioners play a crucial role in HCV testing, early detection, and patient management. However, studies have shown that knowledge gaps and barriers exist among primary care practitioners regarding HCV testing.  Recent MA DPH data showed that only 13.7% of pa [....] » Read More

Hemant Garg, Speaker at Infection Conferences
Poster Presentation (Virtual)
Hemant Garg, Bioinformatics Institute, United States

The SARS-CoV-2 virus was first detected in Wuhan China in 2019. The virus rapidly dissipated to various continents leading to a global pandemic by acquiring rapid mutations in different regions of the viral genome including the highly studied spike protein. The mutation rate of t [....] » Read More

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