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Notice to Readers: Annual Conference on Antimicrobial Resistance --- February 1--3, 2010

CDC and 11 other national agencies and organizations will collaborate with the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases in sponsoring the 2010 Annual Conference on Antimicrobial Resistance (including basic science, prevention, and control), February 1--3, 2010, at the Hyatt Regency Bethesda Hotel in Bethesda, Maryland. Six symposia will be offered. Topics include antiviral drug resistance, economic and public policy aspects of antibiotic resistance and antibiotic development, susceptibility issues, implications of rapid diagnostic testing, methicillin-resistant Staphlococcus aureus (MRSA), and stewardship and policy. The conference keynote will address the globalization of antimicrobial resistance.

Oral and poster presentations will be selected through peer review of submitted abstracts. Deadline for submission of abstracts is October 19, 2009. Continuing education credits will be offered. Information regarding the preliminary program, abstract submission, registration, and hotel accommodations is available online at, or by e-mail (, fax (301-907-0878), or telephone (301-656-0003, ext. 19).

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