bioMérieux, a world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics, offers an extensive range of high-medical value solutions for infectious diseases.
Key pediatric applications include:
- VIDAS® B.R.A.H.M.S PCT: improves accuracy of sepsis diagnosis and guides antibiotic prescription.
- A Viral Respiratory Disease offer, comprising QuickVUE™ rapid tests(15 minutes) for RSV, Influenza A+B, Strepto A, and NucliSENS EasyQ® molecular tests (<2-3 hours) for RSV, Influenza and hMPV.
- The NucliSENS EasyQ Central Nervous System (CNS) Panel for detection of Enterovirus and Herpes Simplex Virus 1/2.
Visit us on Booth 5 and discover our full range of applications.
2333 CN Leiden
Crucell is dedicated to bringing innovation to global health by developing & marketing products that combat infectious diseases. We focus on the paediatric, travel & endemic and respiratory markets. Our core portfolio includes Quinvaxem®, a liquid pentavalent vaccine against five important childhood diseases; Epaxal®, the only aluminum-free hepatitis A vaccine on the market;Vivotif® and Dukoral®, oral vaccines against typhoid & cholera, and Inflexal® V, a virosomal adjuvanted vaccine against influenza. Crucell candidates include flu-mAb, an antibody effective against a broad range of influenza virus strains, tuberculosis and malaria vaccines, and a rabies monoclonal antibody combination – all produced on our unique PER.C6® cell-based technology.
European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)
Stockholm, 171 83
ECDC is an EU agency whose mission is to identify, assess and communicate current and emerging threats to human health posed by infectious diseases. The Centre works in partnership with public health authorities and experts across Europe, providing high quality data, evidence based information and analysis to support public health action.
For further information about ECDC please consult our website www.ecdc.europa.eu or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For information about our scientific journal please visit http://www.eurosurveillance.org or contact email@example.com
European Society for Paediatric Infectious Diseases (ESPID)
1-3 Rue Chantepoulet
The European Society for Paediatric Infectious Diseases (ESPID) exists to promote the exchange of information among people who have special experience in the field of paediatric infectious diseases. The society promotes research and training in PID. ESPID holds its annual meetings in different European locations chosen in a bid process. Membership is granted to individuals supported by at least one existing member at the discretion of the Board. ESPID members receive on a monthly basis The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal and can benefit from a number of award schemes.
Federation of European Microbiological Societies
Parc de la Noire Epine, Rue Fleming 20
GlaxoSmithKline Biologicals (GSK Biologicals), GlaxoSmithKline’s vaccines business, is one of the world’s leading vaccine companies and a leader in innovation. The company is active in vaccine research, development and production with over 30 vaccines approved for marketing and 20 more in development - both in the prophylactic and therapeutic fields. Headquartered in Belgium, GSK Biologicals has 14 manufacturing sites strategically positioned around the globe. In 2010, GSK Biologicals distributed 1.43 billion doses of vaccines to 179 countries in both the developed and the developing world.
Through its accomplished and dedicated workforce, GSK Biologicals applies its expertise to the discovery of innovative vaccines that contribute to the health and well-being of people of all generations around the world.
GlaxoSmithKline – one of the world’s leading research-based pharmaceutical and healthcare companies – is committed to improving the quality of human life by enabling people to do more, feel better and live longer.
Hot Topics in Infection and Immunity in Children – The ESPID-Oxford Course
University of Oxford Department of Paediatrics
Oxford OX3 9DU
Hot Topics in Infection and Immunity in Children, the ESPID-Oxford Course, aims to provide both basic information and updates in key areas of paediatric infectious disease. It is held in Oxford, UK, each summer, with 30 leading experts from around the world providing updates on the latest developments in the field.
It is also a residential component of the ESPID-Oxford Postgraduate Diploma in PID www.conted.ox.ac.uk/2011PID
International Society for Infectious Diseases
ISID is an educational non-profit organization with over 30,000 members worldwide.
Its objectives are to promote communication among those engaged in all aspects of infectious diseases. These goals are achieved through international scientific meetings, exchange fellowships, grants for infection control programs, a newsletter, and the International Journal of Infectious Diseases.
4088 Commercial Avenue
Northbrook, IL, 60062
Nanosphere, Inc. is a leader in the development and commercialization of advanced molecular diagnostics systems for simple, on-demand, detection of broad infectious disease panels. Nanosphere’s FDA cleared and CE/IVD certified cartridge based Verigene® System simplifies molecular testing by providing fully automated sample-to-result, simultaneous detection of Influenza A subtypes, Influenza B, RSV and Oseltamivir resistance. This test enables physicians to significantly improve treatment for critical pediatric, elderly and immune compromised patients by providing the accuracy of molecular testing in couple of hours rather than days, as required by current methods. Later this year Nanosphere will release assays that identify the ~30 most commonly isolated gram-positive, gram-negative, and fungal pathogens and critical resistance markers from positive blood cultures on the same platform.
Novartis Vaccines & Diagnostics, Inc.
350 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139
“Caring Begins with Prevention”
At Novartis Vaccines and Diagnostics, we believe that caring for patients begins with protecting individuals and societies from infection in the first place.
The division has two businesses: Novartis Vaccines and Novartis Diagnostics.
Novartis Vaccines is the world’s fifth-largest vaccines manufacturer and the second-largest supplier of influenza vaccines. The division's products include meningococcal, pediatric and travel vaccines.
Novartis Diagnostics is dedicated to providing innovative testing solutions to help protect the world’s blood supply from transfusion-transmitted diseases. We are the world leader in nucleic acid testing for blood screening.
Koivu Mankkaan tie 6 B
Orion Diagnostica is developing, manufacturing and marketing diagnostic tests and test systems mainly for hospitals, healthcare centres and their laboratories as well as for the needs of doctors’ offices. The Business unit specialises in in-vitro diagnostic tests and test systems, which are designed to assist health-care professionals in diagnosing patients' conditions, making appropriate treatment decisions and following up treatments.
The focus is on point-of-care tests, i.e. tests performed near the patient, which are easy to use and provide an instant test result. Orion Diagnostica provides also large and middle size clinical laboratories with tests and test systems.
Walton Oaks, Dorking Road, Tadworth
Surrey KT20 7NS
Pfizer Inc.: Working together for a healthier world™
At Pfizer, we apply science and global resources to improve health and well-being.. We strive to set the standard for quality, safety and value in the discovery, development and manufacturing of medicines for people and animals. Our diversified health care portfolio includes human and animal biologic and small molecule medicines and vaccines, as well as nutritional products and many best-known consumer products. Pfizer colleagues work across developed and emerging markets to advance wellness, prevention, treatment and cures for the diseases of our time. Consistent with our responsibility as the world’s leading biopharmaceutical company, we also collaborate with health care providers, governments and local communities to support access to reliable, affordable health care.
Sanofi Pasteur MSD
8, rue Jonas Salk
69367 LYON cedex 07
Sanofi Pasteur MSD is dedicated exclusively to vaccines because we believe prevention is better than cure and immunisation is the best prevention.
Our 45 vaccines help protect people from 20 infectious diseases, including cervical cancer, liver cancer, tuberculosis, poliomyelitis, measles, yellow fever, shingles and influenza.
Sanofi Pasteur MSD is a joint venture between sanofi pasteur and Merck & Co. Inc. We lead the vaccine industry in Western Europe with an estimated 37% of the vaccine market in 2008.
Together with sanofi pasteur and Merck we are working to make vaccines available to more people in the developing world, in alliance with organisations such as the World Health Organisation and the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunisation.
Statens Serum Institut
2300 Copenhagen S
Statens Serum Institut (SSI) is an enterprise under the Danish Ministry of Interior and Health, and the Institute’s duties are partly integrated in the Danish national health services.
SSI prevents and controls infectious diseases, biological threats and congenital disorders.
SSI expertise includes:
* Monitoring, advising and teaching on the incidence, prevention and treatment of infectious diseases and congenital disorders.
* Specializing in the diagnosis of infectious, autoimmune, congenital and genetic diseases.
* Ensuring the supply of vaccines, other biological products and diagnostic services through production and procurement.
* Preparedness against biological terrorism.
* R&D in SSI’s areas of activity at an international level.
SSI aims to ensure advanced control of infectious diseases, including new infections and biological threats. The Institute also strives to be a highly regarded and recognized national and international research, production and service enterprise.
Wisepress Medical Bookshop
The Old Lamp Works
25 High Path, Merton Abbey
London SW19 2JL
Wisepress.com, Europe’s leading conference bookseller, has a complete range of books and journals relevant to the themes of the meeting. Books can be purchased at the stand or, if you would rather not carry them, posted to you – Wisepress will deliver worldwide. In addition to attending 250 conferences per year, Wisepress has a comprehensive medical and scientific bookshop online with great offers, some up to 40% off the publisher list prices.