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Ministry of Health of Russian Federation
Russian Academy of Medical Sciences
Interregional Association for Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobial Chemotherapy (IACMAC)




International Society of Chemotherapy (ISC)

European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ESCMID)

British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy (BSAC)

Sociedad Espanola de Quimioterapia (S.E.Q.)

Societa Italiana di Chemioterapia (SIC)

Moscow, Russia
4-6 June 2002

Tuesday, 4 June 2002


"Modern models of monitoring of antimicrobial resistance and possibilities of their use in Russia"

Moderators: G. Cornaglia (Italy), S. Sidorenko (Russia), L. Stratchounski (Russia)
Hall 2
11.00 - 11.30
Specific problems of determination of susceptibility to antibiotics in Russia S. Sidorenko (Russia)
11.30 - 12.00 Antimicrobial susceptibility testing: British point of view D. Williams, (UK)
12.00 - 12.20 Coffee break
12.20 - 12.40 NCCLS recommendations: a possible alternative for Russia? J. Hindler (USA)
12.40 - 13.00 Determination of susceptibility to antimicrobials: industry view J. Poupard (USA)
13.00 - 13.20 European approach to antimicrobial susceptibility testing G. Kahlmeter (Sweden)
13.20 - 13.50 General discussion
13.50 - 14.20 Lunch

Tuesday, 4 June 2002

Opening of the Conferency

Opening ceremony

Main Hall
16.00 - 16.30
Welcome addresses V. Pokrovsky (Russia),
J.-C. Pechere (Switzerland),
G. Cornaglia (Italy),
M. Wood (UK),
F. Baquero (Spain),
T. Mazzei (Italy)

Keynote Lecture

Main Hall
16.30 - 17.00
The Human and the Bacterium: could Goliath win? J.-C. Pechere (Switzerland)
17.00 - 17.30 Concert of the Dmitry Pokrowsky Ensemble
17.30 - 18.30 Welcome reception

Wednesday, 5 June 2002

Plenary Session I

Co-chairmen: Yu. Belousov (Russia), P. Borriello (UK), Yu. Lobzin (Russia)
Main Hall
9.00 - 9.30
Atherosclerosis - a new implication for antimicrobials? S. Gupta (UK)
  9.30 - 10.00 Diagnosis and antimicrobial therapy of soft tissue infections T. File (USA)
10.00 - 10.30 Bioterrorism: when myths become reality E. Rubinstein (Israel)
10.30 - 10.55 Current options in the management of antibiotic-associated diarrhoea P. Borriello (UK)
10.55 - 11.05 Presentation of the «Practical Guidelines on Anti-infective Chemotherapy» Yu. Belousov (Russia)
11.05 - 11.30 Coffee break
Symposium I. Modern approaches to the therapy of nosocomial infections

Co-chairmen: T. Mazzei (Italy), E. Ortenberg (Russia), L. Stratchounski (Russia)
Main Hall
11.30 - 12.00
Tendencies in antimicrobial resistance of nosocomial pathogens in Russia G. Reshedko (Russia)
12.00 - 12.30 Treatment options for hospital-acquired infections: search for ideal agent D. Paterson (USA)
12.30 - 13.00 Usage of antimicrobials in ICU: individualization of therapy T. Mazzei (Italy)
13.00 - 13.30 Strategic planning of antibiotics therapy in hospital S. Yakovlev (Russia)
13.30 - 14.00 General discussion
14.00 - 15.30 Lunch
Symposium II. New possibilities of the therapy of community-acquired pneumonia

Co-chairmen: J-C. Pechere (Switzerland), T. File (USA), A. Chuchalin (Russia)
Hall 1
11.30 - 12.00
Current problems in the therapy of community-acquired pneumonia J. Garau (Spain)
12.00 - 12.20 Antimicrobial resistance of S.pneumoniae and H.influenzae in Russia R. Kozlov (Russia)
12.20 - 12.50 Role of the different classes of antimicrobials in the therapy of community-acquired pneumonia T. File (USA)
12.50 - 13.20 Limitations of use of fluoroquinolones for treatment of respiratory tract infections P. Ball (UK)
13.20 - 13.40 Management of community-acquired pneumonia in closed communities: Russian studies A. Sinopalnikov (Russia)
I. Gouchev (Russia)
13.40 - 14.00 Panel Discussion
Moderators: J-C. Pechere (Switzerland), T. File (USA), A. Chuchalin (Russia)
14.00 - 15.30 Lunch
Symposium III. Problems of the therapy of urinary tract infections

Co-chairmen: O. Loran (Russia), K. Naber (Germany), D. Pushkar (Russia)
Main Hall
15.30 - 15.45
Changes in susceptibility of uropathogens in Russia: the impact on the choice of antimicrobials V. Rafalsky (Russia)
15.45 - 16.10 Therapeutic options for urinary tract infections in the era of antibiotic resistance A. Hoepelman (Netherlands)
16.10 - 16.30 The alternative methods of antibiotic therapy in urology D. Pushkar (Russia)
16.30 - 16.55 Which antibiotics are suitable for the treatment of urinary tract infections? K. Naber (Germany)
16.55 - 17.15 Modern single-dose therapy in urology A. Vinarov (Russia)
17.15 - 17.40 Therapy of prostatitis: choice of antibiotics and evaluation of their efficacy H. Botto (France)
17.40 - 18.00 General discussion
Symposium IV. Current approaches to the overcoming of resistance of P.aeruginosa

Co-chairmen: J. Garau (Spain), B. Gelfand (Russia), S. Sidorenko (Russia)
Hall 1
15.30 - 16.00
Profile of antibiotic resistance of P.aeruginosa in Russian intensive care units L. Stratchounski (Russia)
16.00 - 16.30 Principles of the therapy of pseudomonal infections in intensive care units S. Yakovlev (Russia)
16.30 - 17.00 Antimicrobial therapy of lower respiratory tract infections caused by P.aeruginosa J. Garau (Spain)
17.00 - 17.30 Approaches to the selection of antibiotics for severe infections V. Rudnov (Russia)
17.30 - 18.00 General discussion

Thursday, 6 June 2002

Plenary Session II

Co-chairmen: A. Egorov (Russia), A. Sinopalnikov (Russia), R. Finch (UK)
Main Hall
9.00 - 9.30
Global trends in antimicrobial resistance of respiratory pathogens E. Power (UK)
  9.30 - 10.00 Critical evaluation of practical guidelines for therapy of pneumonia R. Finch (UK)
10.00 - 10.30 Different management strategies for tuberculosis: in there an «ideal» choice? V. Mishin (Russia)
10.30 - 11.00 New possibilities in the therapy of viral infections (herpes, hepatitis, influenza) M. Wood (UK)
11.00 - 11.30 Coffee break
Symposium V. New approaches to the therapy of sepsis

Co-chairmen: V. Beloborodov (Russia), A. Demin (Russia), J. Cohen (UK)
Main Hall
11.30 - 12.20
Modern approaches to the treatment of sepsis: are there new hopes? J. Cohen (UK)
12.20 - 12.40 Prevalence and outcomes of therapy of bacterial sepsis: results of multicentre study «IRIS» L. Stratchounski (Russia)
12.40 - 13.10 Role of inhibitor-protected cephalosporins in the treatment of urosepsis: the Japanese experience T. Matsumoto (Japan)
13.10 - 13.30 Management of sepsis in Russia: what could be improved? V. Rudnov (Russia)
13.30 - 14.00 General discussion
14.00 - 15.30 Lunch
Symposium VI. Hot topics of antimicrobial chemotherapy
In memory of Professor J. Planelles (with Spanish Society of Chemotherapy)

Co-chairmen: F. Baquero (Spain), A. Moroz (Russia), V. Pokrovsky (Russia)
Hall 1
11.30 - 11.50
Contribution of J. Planelles to the development of microbiology A. Moroz, V. Imshenetskaya (Russia)
11.50 - 12.20 b-Lactamases: their role in clinical practice F. Baquero (Spain)
12.20 - 12.40 Bases for the rational choice of antimicrobials for the treatment of intra-abdominal infections J. Garau (Spain)
12.40 - 13.00 Modern approaches to the diagnostic and treatment of legionellosis I. Tartakovsky (Russia)
13.00 - 13.30 Fungal infections in intensive care units N. Klimko (Russia)
13.30 - 14.00 General discussion
14.00 - 15.30 Lunch

Plenary Session III

Co-chairmen: M. Zubkov (Russia), A. Kubanova (Russia), H. Mittermayer (Austria)
Main Hall
15.30 - 16.00
Resistance of gram-positive cocci: mechanisms and epidemiology W. Hryniewich (Poland)
16.00 - 16.30 New possibilities for the treatment of infections caused by multi-resistant gram-positive cocci H. Mittermayer (Austria)
16.30 - 17.00 Problems of persistence and resistance of chlamydia A. Kubanova (Russia)
17.00 - 17.30 Current global epidemiology of gonorrhoea and advances in chemotherapy T. Matsumoto (Japan)
17.30 - 17.45 General discussion
17.45 - 18.00 Presentation of awards and closing ceremony

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