ESPID 2018, Malmö - Abstract Topics

Abstract Topics


​​​​Within the abstract submission system, you will need to choose one of the below topics and sub-topics for ​your abstract. The sub-topic menu will automatically appear once you have selected your topic. Please take note of the following information when selecting your topic and sub-topic:

  • Sub-topics preceded by the letter “S” map to one of the plenary sessions or themed symposia of the ​Meeting. If you choose one of these sub-topics your abstract may be considered for oral presentation at the relevant symposium. 
  • Sub-topics preceded by the letters "MTP" map to one of the Meet the Professor sessions of the Meeting. Should you wish to have your abstract considered as an educational or controversial case in one of these sessions, please select the relevant sub-topic as well as the stream: Case Report or Case Series from the stream preference dropdown​​ menu. If you choose one of these topics your abstract may be considered for case presentation in one of the Meet the Professor sessions. For additional information about case submission to one of the Meet the Professor sessions, please click here​
  • Abstracts submitte​d to sub-topics preceded by the letter “G” will be selected for general oral, e-poster discussion presentation a​nd e-poster viewing.  ​
  • Each topic will indicate in brackets which types of sub-topics (S, MTP or G) are included within the category. 
  • By selecting the right topic area and stream, you will ensure your abstract fits directly into the best suited session in the programme and achieves the highest possible impact.


1. Antibiotic stewardship, hospital & surgical infection (MTP, G)

01a. MTP-Paediatric antibiotic stewardship

01b. MTP- Rational Use of Antibiotics

01c. G- Antibiotic stewardship and infection control

2. Antimicrobials: resistance & pharmacology (G)

02a. G- Antimicrobials: resistance and pharmacology

3. Comm. acq. invasive bacterial infections (non-resp)(S,G)

03a. S- Severe bacterial infections

03b. G- Comm. acq. invasive bacterial infections (non-respiratory)

4. Respiratory (MTP,G)

04a. MTP- Severe Pneumonia in children

04b. G- Community acquired infections: respiratory tract infections

5. Congenital & neonatal infections (S,MTP,G)

05a. S - Neonatal Infections

05b. MTP- Post - neonatal viral and other Culture negative infections

05c. MTP- Diagnostics and treatments of congenital infection

05d. G - Congenital and perinatal infections

6. Diagnostic tools (S,G)

06a. S- Novelties in diagnostic microbiology in paediatrics 

06b. S- Nucleic acid – new perspectives on antique mechanisms

06c. G- Diagnostic tools


07a. MTP- HIV Management Decisions

07b. G- HIV/AIDS

8.  Immunology & Host-pathogen interactions (S,MTP,G)

08a. S- Microbiomics and immunology

08b. S- Infection and immunology

08c. MTP- Periodic fever

08d. G- Immunology & Host-pathogen interactions

9. Infections in immunocompromised & post-transplant (S,MTP,G)

9a. S- Infections in the immunocompromised child

9b. MTP- Infections indicating immunodeficiency

9c. G- Infections in immunocompromised and transplant recipients

10. Fungal infections (G)

10a. G- Fungal infections

11. Systemic viral infections (S,MTP,G)

11a. S- Hepatitis

11b. MTP- Viral Hepatitis in the Clinic

11c. G- Systemic viral infections

12. Non-invasive gastrointestinal & mucosal infections (G)

12a. G- Non-invasive gastrointestinal and mucosal infections

13. Public health & epidemiology (G)

13a. G- Public health & epidemiology

14. Public health: molecular epidemiology & other aspects (G)

14a. G- Public health: molecular epidemiology and other aspects

15. Global Child Health & Tropical Infections (S,MTP,G)

15a. S- Paediatric Infections in unstable settings

15b. S- Global child health

15c. S- 21st century milestones in infectious diseases

15d. MTP- Fever & the returning traveller

15e. G- Global Child Health & Tropical Infections

16. Tuberculosis & other mycobacterial infections (S,MTP,G)

16a. S-Tuberculosis

16b. MTP- Tuberculosis management conundrums

16c. G- Tuberculosis and other mycobacterial infections

17. Vaccine development & delivery (S,MTP,G)

17a. S- Vaccine updates

17b. S- Childhood immunisation against flu: what are the options?

17c. S- Vaccines - beyond specific affects

17d. MTP- Pertussis in 2018

17e. G- Vaccine development, immunogenicity and safety

17f. G- Vaccine effectiveness and efficacy

18. Zoonosis, vector-borne & emerging infections (S,G)

18a. S- Tick-borne infections

18b. G- Zoonosis, vector-borne and emerging infections

19. Other (MTP,G)

19a. MTP- What the PID doctor needs to know Chronic Fatigue

19b. G- Other

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