7th annual meeting of the European Legionnaires’ Disease Surveillance Network (ELDSNet)

event
20 Sep 2016 - 21 Sep 2016
KIT Amsterdam, the Netherlands
ECDC

The objectives of the annual ELDSNet meeting were to present and discuss the epidemiology, laboratory aspects etc. of Legionnaires’ disease in Europe

​Objectives of the annual ELDSNet meeting:

  • To present and discuss the epidemiology of Legionnaires’ disease in Europe in 2015; 
  • To present and discuss laboratory aspects of Legionnaires’ disease surveillance in Europe;
  • To exchange experiences and knowledge on clusters and outbreaks related to Legionnaires’ disease;
  • To discuss and recommend ways how to increase the numbers of clinical and environmental isolates available for typing.