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4th Edition of World Congress on Infectious Diseases

June 23-24, 2023 | Rome, Italy

June 21 -22, 2023 | Rome, Italy

Infection 2022

Speaker at World Congress on Infectious Diseases 2022 - Ulrich Steinhoff
Keynote Presentation
Ulrich Steinhoff, Philipps-Universität Marburg, Germany

Visceral Leishmaniasis (VL) is the second-largest parasitic killer in the world (after Malaria) caused by parasites of the Leishmania donovani complex, including L. donovani (East-Africa and India) and L. infantum (Europe, North Africa and India). VL, also known as kala-azar, is [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Congress on Infectious Diseases 2022 - Stephen Hsu
Keynote Presentation
Stephen Hsu, Augusta University, United States

Background: Norovirus is the world-leading cause of acute gastroenteritis associated with severe symptoms and deaths. However, vaccines against norovirus are currently not available, and medications that specifically target human norovirus infection are still under development. S [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Congress on Infectious Diseases 2022 - MVZ Juan Ignacio Tamayo Basurto
Keynote Presentation
MVZ Juan Ignacio Tamayo Basurto, Veterinary Polyclinic BioFauna Private Practice, Mexico

The report is presented of 47 cases of animals (dogs), treated at the BioFauna veterinary polyclinic, diagnosed 100% with viral disease, 26 patients (55.31%) were diagnosed with distemper and 21 of the animals (44.68%) were diagnosed parvovirosis, in 42 of the cases the diagnosis [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Congress on Infectious Diseases 2022 -  Kai-Fu Tang
Oral Presentation
Kai-Fu Tang, Chongqing Medical University, China

Dicer, a key component of the RNA interference pathway, is also essential for DNA repair. Reactive oxygen species in inflamed liver tissues induce DNA damage and decrease Dicer expression. The downregulation of Dicer, in turn, reduces DNA repair efficiency and leads to increased [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Congress on Infectious Diseases 2022 - Wei Jiang
Oral Presentation
Wei Jiang, Second Affiliated Hospital of Chongqing Medical University, China

In China, about more than 80% of primary liver cancer patients are co-infected with hepatitis B virus. These patients suffer from great physical and psychological pain during anti-cancer and anti-viral treatment, but there is also a degree of post-traumatic growth, and post-traum [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Congress on Infectious Diseases 2022 - Pooyan afzali Harsini
Oral Presentation
Pooyan afzali Harsini, BS. s of Public Health, Iran (Islamic Republic of)

The 2019-nCoV (or COVID-19) outbreak began in Wuhan and has since spread throughout China and the world. A increase in new diseases and deaths poses severe public health and governance concerns in Wuhan. Governments have taken required activities such as limiting cross-city trave [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Congress on Infectious Diseases 2022 - Marshal Sikandangwa
Oral Presentation
Marshal Sikandangwa, Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia (CIDRZ), Zambia

Background: Contacts of those infected with TB are at greater risk of contracting TB themselves. The prevalence of TB among contacts of      multidrug-resistant or extensively drug-resistant TB cases is estimated at 3.4%. The risk of progression from T [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Congress on Infectious Diseases 2022 - Shyamapada Mandal
Oral Presentation
Shyamapada Mandal, University of Gour Banga, India

Emergence of multiple antibiotic resistance among pathogenic bacteria, and lack of suitable antibiotic choice to combat them highlight the urgent need of effective alternatives for the treatment of such bacterial infection to humans. Phytochemicals have been considered as the mos [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Congress on Infectious Diseases 2022 - Amanda Henriques Cavalheiro
Oral Presentation
Amanda Henriques Cavalheiro, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil

Background: Therapies and procedures to improve the quality of life of patients and adherence to treatment is a concern for the health systems and for health professionals. More studies related to preventive and therapeutic education, using educational technologies for health pur [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Congress on Infectious Diseases 2022 - Grace Lalana Christopher
Oral Presentation
Grace Lalana Christopher, Grace Specialist Clinic, India

Abstract Early onset neonatal sepsis despite a low incidence has a high mortality rate of over 50%, hence early diagnosis and institution of antibiotics within 24 hours of birth is important to prevent not only the high mortality but also morbidity. However there is a lack of [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Congress on Infectious Diseases 2022 - Amarjeet Gambhir
Oral Presentation
Amarjeet Gambhir, LADY HARDINGE MEDICAL COLLEGE & ASSOCIATED HOSPITALS, India

The outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) caused by severe acute respiratory system coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) has been sweeping across the globe. It has been associated with a wide range of opportunistic bacterial and fungal infections. COVID-19 likely increases the ri [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Congress on Infectious Diseases 2022 - Lester Jay T Corsame
Oral Presentation
Lester Jay T Corsame, Philippine College of Physician, Philippines

The Philippines is one of the high tuberculosis burden countries and drug- resistance is widespread in the country and abroad and threatens the success of TB program. Timely and efficient MDRTD treatment is crucial in preventing disease transmission and reducing the morbidity and [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Congress on Infectious Diseases 2022 - Asit Kumar Chakraborty
Oral Presentation
Asit Kumar Chakraborty, Oriental Institute of Science & Technology, India

Gradual increase of multidrug resistant infections is a threat to the human race as MDR plasmids have acquired.>10 mdr and drug efflux genes to inactivate antibiotics. Plants secret anti-metabolites to retard growth of soil and water bacteria and are ideal source of antibiotic [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Congress on Infectious Diseases 2022 - Anapurna Ahuja
Oral Presentation
Anapurna Ahuja, Head of the Department, Dept of Periodontics & oral implants, Hazaribag college of dental sciences and hospital, hazaribag., India

In 1900, William Hunter, a British physician, first developed the idea that oral microorganisms were responsible for a wide range of systemic condition and he also identified gingivitis and periodontitis as foci of infection. The focal infection theory, proposed by hunter was bas [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Congress on Infectious Diseases 2022 - Nadhem Selmi
Oral Presentation
Nadhem Selmi, Faculty of Economics and Management of Sfax , Tunisia

Objective: This paper investigates contagion epidemic in a multivariate time-varying asymmetric framework, focusing on three European countries, namely United Kingdom, France and Italy, during the epidemic corona-virus. Methods: Specifically, both a multivariate Gaussian copul [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Congress on Infectious Diseases 2022 - Balamurugan R
Oral Presentation
Balamurugan R, RYA COSMO Foundation, India

Introduction: Mucormycosis is an opportunistic fungal infection predominantly caused by the Rhizopus and Mucor species. The ubiquity of mucormycosis is high with poor prognosis because of the delay in diagnosis and intervention. Case Description: A 68 year old male patient who [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Congress on Infectious Diseases 2022 - Seema Mittal
Poster Presentation
Seema Mittal, : ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR MICROBIOLOGY, BPS GMC KHAPURKALAN, SONEPAT, India

Background: Globally, tuberculosis (TB) continues to exact an unacceptably high toll of disease and death among children, particularly in the wake of the HIV epidemic. Increased international travel and immigration have seen childhood TB rates increase even in traditionally low b [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Congress on Infectious Diseases 2022 - Maria Teresa Rosanova
Poster Presentation
Maria Teresa Rosanova, University of Buenos Aires, Argentina

Introduction: Osteomyelitis in burn patients is rare. Objective: To describe the clinical, microbiological and evolution characteristics of burned children with osteomyelitis hospitalized in a high complexity hospital. Goal. To describe the clinical, microbiological and outcome [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Congress on Infectious Diseases 2022 - Nashwa Elsayed  Elkasaby
Poster Presentation
Nashwa Elsayed Elkasaby, Medical Microbiology and immunology Department, Faculty of medicine, Mansoura University, Egypt

Acute diarrhea is a common cause of morbidity in children worldwide. Rotavirus, as an etiology of acute diarrhea, has been decreased after the implementation of vaccine and norovirus has become the most prevalent viral etiology of acute gastroenteritis. Norovirus is a non-envelop [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Congress on Infectious Diseases 2022 - Anas Alyousef
Poster Presentation
Anas Alyousef, Amiri Hospital, Kuwait

Background:Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are the most common bacterial infections in adults that compels immediate treatment to avoid serious complications. However, selecting the appropriate antibiotic therapy is challenging because of the emerging antibiotic resistance. The p [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Congress on Infectious Diseases 2022 - Asmaa Al-Rashed
Poster Presentation
Asmaa Al-Rashed, Al-Amiri Hospital, Kuwait

Background Intra-abdominal infections (IAIs) are the most common cause of morbidity and mortality in surgical emergency patients. Early appropriate antimicrobial therapy is challenging because of the emerging antimicrobial resistance (AMR) leading to prolonged hospitalization an [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Congress on Infectious Diseases 2022 - Gayatri Tripathi
Keynote Presentation
Gayatri Tripathi, ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries Education, India

Vibrio is a well-known opportunistic bacterial pathogen with a long history of causing substantial economic losses and mass mortality in shrimp aquaculture. It can cause up to 100% mortality and is estimated to cost the shrimp industry $3 billion in global losses each year. Early [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Congress on Infectious Diseases 2022 - Hector Javier Gallardo Valencia
Keynote Presentation
Hector Javier Gallardo Valencia, MICHOACANA UNIVERSITY, Mexico

Ozone therapy has been used for therapeutic purposes since the end of the 17th century, in different modalities with unexpected therapeutic results in some pathologies. However, there is still a high prejudice in the medical community in general to the use of this therapy (Schwar [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Congress on Infectious Diseases 2022 - Anju Kaushal
Oral Presentation
Anju Kaushal , Assistant Professor (Former), New Zealand

Human physiological homeostasis and onset of the disease, is largely depend on the interactions among resident microbiome of skin, oral cavity, respiratory tract, gastrointestinal system, genital area, and host’s protective immunity. Gut probiotics like Faecalibacterium pra [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Congress on Infectious Diseases 2022 - Taif Shah
Oral Presentation
Taif Shah, Kunming University of Science and Technology, China

Coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19), caused by SARS-CoV-2, is an infectious disease that poses severe threats to global public health and significant economic losses. The COVID-19 global burden is rapidly increasing, with over 246.53 million COVID-19 cases and 49.97 million death [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Congress on Infectious Diseases 2022 - Sayan Bhattacharyya
Oral Presentation
Sayan Bhattacharyya, Department of Microbiology, All India Institute of Hygiene and Public Health (AIIH&PH), India

Introduction: Urinary tract infections(UTI) are still very common in community as well as nosocomial setting. It is often found to have a seasonal occurrence. They are more common in adult females as compared to males.Escherichia coli is the predominant pathogen causing UTI. Mat [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Congress on Infectious Diseases 2022 - Dimple Sethi Chopra
Oral Presentation
Dimple Sethi Chopra, Punjabi University Patiala, India

Staphylococcus and Pseudomonas spp. are the most common cause of infection in patients suffering burn injuries. As burn patients have lost their primary protective barrier ie skin, they are susceptible to colonization by both endogenous and exogenous micro-organisms. The thermal [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Congress on Infectious Diseases 2022 - Amit Kumar Kesharwani
Oral Presentation
Amit Kumar Kesharwani, ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, India

Xanthomonas campestris pv. campestris is a causative agent of black rot disease of cruciferous crops. A whole-genome sequence of any race of X. campestris pv. campestris has not been reported from India. The isolate Xcc-C7, race 4, of X. campestris pv. campestris was isolated fro [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Congress on Infectious Diseases 2022 - Rehab Mahmoud Abd El-Baky
Oral Presentation
Rehab Mahmoud Abd El-Baky, Professor of Microbiology & Immunology, Faculty of pharmacy, Minia University. Head of Microbiology & Immunology. Faculty of Pharmacy, Deraya University, Egypt

Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2) pandemic is still difficult to be controlled by the emergence of new variants which are considered a great challenge worldwide. Disturbance in infection control guidelines implementation, use of steroids, strong antibio [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Congress on Infectious Diseases 2022 - Ambresh S Badad
Oral Presentation
Ambresh S Badad, MRMC , KALBURAGI, India

Emergence of atypical fungal infections rare opportunistic fungal infection caused by saprophytes of genera such as Fusarium, Paecilomyces, Scedosporium, Penicillium, Scopulariopsis Acremonium, and similar fungi. Methods: We report an instance of 3 cases of atypical fungal [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Congress on Infectious Diseases 2022 - Rohit Kothari
Oral Presentation
Rohit Kothari, Command Hospital Air Force Bengaluru, India

Background: Leprosy is a chronic granulomatous disease caused by Mycobacterium leprae (M. Lepra). Reactions may interrupt its usual chronic course. Type-2 leprosy reaction or erythema nodosum leprosum (ENL) is an acute event which is type-III hypersensitivity response and manifes [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Congress on Infectious Diseases 2022 - Mohamad Said Almasri
Oral Presentation
Mohamad Said Almasri, Mutah university, Jordan

Controversial information about the sequelae of COVID-19 after recovery or post-COVID-19 syndrome (PCS). Whereas considerable studies have been done on COVID-19, proportionally, scarcity of literature addressing the PCS, particularly the risk factors causing this syndrome. Determ [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Congress on Infectious Diseases 2022 - J.A.A.S. Jayaweea
Oral Presentation
J.A.A.S. Jayaweea, Rajarata University of Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka

Medical students who engage in clinical learning in healthcare settings can be potential methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) carriers. This is a descriptive cross-sectional study having a follow-up approach. Three batches of medical students who were studying at [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Congress on Infectious Diseases 2022 - Marah El Tahir El Beeli
Oral Presentation
Marah El Tahir El Beeli, Sultan Qaboos University, United Arab Emirates

Background: Several reports have emerged addressing the burden and the prevention of hospital acquired bloodstream infections (HA-BSI); however, they have been largely limited to developed countries. In Arab countries, however, few studies have emerged on various aspects of HA-BS [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Congress on Infectious Diseases 2022 - Abdullah Ali Abdullah Gafer
Oral Presentation
Abdullah Ali Abdullah Gafer, Ministry of Public Health, Yemen

Abstract: Yemen has recently faced the largest cholera outbreak in the world started ate the end of 2016. By the end of 2017 the cumulative reported cases from all governorates reached 777,229 cases with 2,134 deaths. Al Hudeidah was one of the most affected areas where 88741 (18 [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Congress on Infectious Diseases 2022 - Jiarong Zhong
Oral Presentation
Jiarong Zhong, Georgia State University, United States

Norovirus is the world-leading cause of acute gastroenteritis associated with severe symptoms and deaths. However, vaccines against norovirus are currently not available, and medications that specifically target human norovirus infection are still under development. The current s [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Congress on Infectious Diseases 2022 - Sisay Shewasinad Yehualashet
Oral Presentation
Sisay Shewasinad Yehualashet, Debre Berhan University, Ethiopia

Introduction: Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is an emerging respiratory infections and is known to causeillness ranging from the common cold to severe acute respiratory syndrome. At present, the disease has been posing a serious threat to the communities, and it is critical [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Congress on Infectious Diseases 2022 - Mouna Jlidi
Oral Presentation
Mouna Jlidi, Center of Biotechnology of Sfax, Tunisia

Vibriosis is one of the major diseases leading to massive fish mortality. Probiotics may provide a potential alternative method to protect fish from pathogens and to promote a balanced environment minimizing the use of antibiotics and chemotherapy. The aims of this study were to [....] » Read More

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