Author's details

Name: Gabriel Birgand
Date registered: 22 December 2010

Latest posts

  1. Antibiotic prescribing in hospitals across different countries — 31 December 2018
  2. The Infection control at ECCMID 2018 At a glance! — 6 September 2018
  3. The year in Infection Control – ASM Microbe 2017 — 4 June 2017
  4. Blogging in infectious diseases and clinical microbiology: assessment of the ‘blogosphere’ content — 25 May 2016
  5. My ECCMID 2016 in Amsterdam — 14 May 2016

Author's posts listings

Apr 21

Resistance to synthetic antibiotics in an uncontacted Amerindians population


As the climate change, everybody on earth is affected by the antibiotic resistance. The proof have been made by a multidisciplinary team from US and Venezuela with this paper published in Science advance. In 2008, an unmapped village of Amazonas state in Venezuela counting 34 subjects was sighted by an army helicopter, and a medical mission …

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Mar 11

A ticking time bomb: the infectious threat of antibiotic resistance by Prof Dame Sally Davies

Mar 10

ARIBO project: presentation at the University of Leicester 9 March 2015

Mar 05

ARIBO project: Attitudes, Risk of Infection and Behaviours in the Operating room


Feb 12

Ebola: progress or statu quo

An editorial published in the JAMA the 11 of February, summarize all data currently available on the epidemic situation of the Ebola virus in West Africa and on treatment available or in clinical trial. Current epidemiology: In late January, the WHO announced that the Ebola epidemic had slowed. Inger Damon MD, PhD at the CDC said “Things are currently …

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Feb 11

Articles in English as well !!!


This website is progressing. You will now have the possibility to read articles both in French and English languages. I will also try to present reviews of articles in English to allow a maximum of people to follow it. Hope that these changes will satisfy our friends interested in the field of healthcare associated infections and …

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