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Straight Outta Amsterdam: An ECCMID Recap

Ryan Shields and Erin McCreary review key posters, presentations, and other data from the 2019 European Congress of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases (ECCMID)


Erin K. McCreary, PharmD, BCPS, BCIDP

Antimicrobial Stewardship/Infectious Diseases Clinical Pharmacist

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Pittsburgh, PA

Ryan K. Shields, PharmD, MS

Associate Professor of Medicine

University of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA

BCIDP Recertification Credit

This podcast is BPS-accredited for BCIDP recertification credit.  Visit SIDP's BCIDP page for more information!

ACPE Continuing Education Credit

This podcast is ACPE accredited for CE credit.  Visit SIDP's SIDPEC page for more information!

Supplementary Material

Supplementary material includes links to posters and videos on ECCMID Live as well as a place to take notes (if desired). We hope this is helpful for all, especially those planning to submit for BCIDP credit!

Episode 1: How ECCMID 2019 went viral

Panelists review results of ASPECT-NP (Ceftolozane-tazobactam versus meropenem in patients with ventilated nosocomial pneumonia), CAMERA-2 (Combination therapy for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia), and Exebacase for patients with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia (Phase 2)

Episode 2: Nerding Out at ECCMID 2019

Panelists share their secret passions and nerdiest moments from ECCMID 2019, including multi-omics data for Pseudomonas aeruginosa, the effects of chemotherapy on antimicrobial resistance, phage therapy, and more!

Episode 3: Tazobactam and Tulips: Hot Topics from ECCMID 2019

Panelists review expanded MERINO trial data including mortality by pathogen MIC, PK-PD principles, BLING III, beta-lactam therapeutic drug monitoring, linezolid dosing in renal impairment, microbiology issues, and updates from EUCAST

Episode 4: Rapid Fire Data from ECCMID 2019

Panelists go “rapid fire” through posters and oral abstracts presented at ECCMID 2019, including: rapid diagnostics, the influence of leadership in antimicrobial stewardship, iPad technology and patient’s beliefs about antibiotics, imipenem-relebactam, cefiderocol, rezafungin, ibrexafungerp, sulbactam-ETX2514, iclaprim, lefamulin, and tebipenem

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