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Congress Topics


  • Epidemiology of invasive meningococcal and Haemophilus influenzae disease.
  • Antibiotic resistance in Neisseria meningitidis and Haemophilus influenzae.
  • Strain characterization of Neisseria meningitidis and Haemophilus influenzae.
  • Laboratory surveillance by molecular techniques of invasive meningococcal  and Haemophilus influenzae disease.
  • Public health management of invasive meningococcal  and Haemophilus influenzae disease.
  • Serological analysis of the immune response to vaccines.
  • Vaccine implementation and new vaccines.
  • Carriage dynamics in meningococci and Haemophilus influenzae
  • Management of patients with hereditary or acquired complement defects
  • Laboratory safety and incident management
  • Pneumococcal reference laboratories and epidemiology (posters only)
National reference laboratories and their partners in epidemiology:
EMGM encourages all European countries to submit two abstracts: one for a poster on the epi­de­miology of meningococcal disease (2015/2016) and one for a poster on the epidemiology of Haemophilus influenzae disease (2015/2016).