Call for Abstracts

We invite authors to submit abstracts for the abstract session at the third Semmelweis CEE Conference for Hospital Hygiene and Patient Safety on 12 and 13 March 2019 in Vienna.

Make a valuable contribution to the Conference program by presenting YOUR abstract during our abstract session in front of like-minded professionals. The abstracts can be uploaded below until 16 January 2019.

Our international jury consisting of Prof. Dr. Mohamed Abbas, Pawel Grzesiowski, MD, PhD, Prof. Dr. Franz Allerberger and Dr. Andreea Moldovan will evaluate the submitted abstracts and will decide upon abstract presentation in person or in electronic form. In case you get selected to present it in person, you will be expected to deliver a speech lasting approximately five minutes.

In course of the Conference the jury will nominate the best three submissions for the Semmelweis award. In addition, the winner will be invited to present his/her abstract at the ICPIC in Geneva from 10 to 13 September, 2019.

We welcome abstract in one of the following categories:

  • Hand hygiene
  • Room and surface disinfection
  • Air and ventilation systems
  • Prevention, trends in epidemiology (MRSA, C-Diff, MTB, others)
  • Nosocomial surveillance programs
  • Detection of nosocomial pathogens
  • Economic impact of HAI
  • Surgical site infections
  • Catheter induced blood stream infections

Abstract Submission Requirements
Judging Criteria & Awards

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