6th annual meeting of the European Legionnaires’ Disease Surveillance Network (ELDSNet)

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14 Sep 2015 - 15 Sep 2015
Holiday Inn Brent Cross, London, United Kingdom
ECDC

The objectives of the annual ELDSNet meeting were to present and discuss the epidemiology of Legionnaires’ disease in Europe in 2014

​Objectives of the annual ELDSNet meeting:

  • To present and discuss the epidemiology of Legionnaires’ disease in Europe in 2014; 
  • To present and discuss laboratory aspects of Legionnaires’ disease surveillance in Europe;
  • To present the legionella toolkit and the new GIS part;
  • To exchange experiences and knowledge on clusters and outbreaks related to Legionnaires’ disease;
  • To discuss and recommend ways how to systematically increase the numbers of clinical and environmental isolates available for typing.