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10th International Symposium VTEC 2018

Location: Congress Centre, Florence, Italy

International conference on Shiga Toxin Verocytotoxin producing Escherichia coli infections in Florence, Italy.

Italy is proud to host the next world congress on VTEC, in one of the most beautiful cities in the world. This triennial event represents the main opportunity for the VTEC community to share the latest research in this field and to gather together scientists of all areas of investigation in a one-health perspective. It will also be an amazing opportunity for networking, to reinforce the liaisons already in place or to grow up new scientific consortia around common research interests in a unique setting of art, history and excellent food and wine.

Abstract submission is now open, deadline 30 November 2017.

  • STEC Epidemiology & Risk Assessment I
  • STEC Epidemiology & Risk Assessment II
  • Experimental models
  • Diagnostics and typing
  • Ecology of STEC and of Stx-Phages
  • STEC Genomics I
  • STEC Genomics II
  • STEC & the agri-food chain
  • Pathogenesis and pathophysiology of STEC HUS
  • Treatment of STEC infections

More information on the program and abstract submission http://www.vtec2018.org/