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Notice to Readers: 2006 Annual Conference on Antimicrobial Resistance, June 26--28, 2006

CDC and 10 other national agencies and organizations will collaborate with the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases in sponsoring the 2006 Annual Conference on Antimicrobial Resistance (including basic science, prevention, and control), June 26--28, 2006, at the Hyatt Regency Bethesda in Bethesda, Maryland. Twenty-eight invited speakers will address such topics as rapid diagnostics, community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections, the reemergence of Clostridium difficile, controversies in antimicrobial resistance, innovations and increasing efficiency in clinical trials for infectious disease, and vaccines as a strategy for preventing and controlling drug-resistant infections. 

 Oral and poster presentations will be selected through peer review of submitted abstracts. Deadline for submission of abstracts is March 3, 2006. Information regarding the preliminary program, abstract submission, registration, and hotel accommodations is available at and by e-mail (, fax (301-907-0878), telephone (301-656-0003, ext. 19), or mail (NFID, Suite 750, 4733 Bethesda Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814).

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Date last reviewed: 1/26/2006


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