Driving reinvestment in R&D for antibiotics and advocating their responsible use

27th European Congress on Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases

DRIVE-AB was well represented at this year’s 27th European Congress on Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID), which was held from 22 – 25 April 2017 in Vienna, Austria. The consortium had a presence at the European Networking Corner and presented submitted a total of six abstracts covering topics ranging from barriers and facilitators of responsible antibiotic use to the modelling the global spread of antibiotic-resistant bacteria, which will be available in April 2017:

  1. “Views and experiences of currently or recently hospitalized patients in four European countries with regard to barriers and facilitators to responsible antibiotic use: a qualitative descriptive study”
  2. “Barriers and facilitators of responsible systemic antibiotic use from the patient’s perspective: a systematic review”
  3. “Towards a global definition of responsible antibiotic use. Results of the DRIVE-AB project”
  4. “The Impact of Antibiotic Use on Transmission Dynamics of Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria in the Hospital Setting”
  5. “Identification and modeling of antibiotic-resistant bacteria worldwide”
  6. “Estimating the current number of Third-Generation Cephalosporin-resistant E. coli and K. pneumoniae infections worldwide”

Please click here to view the DRIVE-AB Poster presented at the European Networking Corner.

Please click here to view one of the posters from WP1A that was presented.

Please see the Congress website for more information.

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