Welcome to Targeting Microbiota 2020

President Targeting Microbiota 2020Dear colleagues,


On behalf of the International Society of Microbiota, we are pleased to inform you that the 8th World Congress on Targeting Microbiota will be organized in Paris, France, on
October 22-23, 2020. 

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Modulating the microbiota of the hospital environment by probiotic cleaning: impact on infections and antimicrobial resistance

ELISABETTA CASELLI Targeting Microbiota 2019 v1During the 7th World Congress on Targeting Microbiota scheduled on October 10-11, 2019 at the ParkInn Hotel - Krakow, Poland, the Scientific commitee will dedicate a full session related to the Built Environment Microbiome.

Dr. Elisabetta Caselli from the University of Ferrara, Italy will give a presentation entitled "Modulating the microbiota of the hospital environment by probiotic cleaning: impact on infections and antimicrobial resistance".

Dr. Caselli summarizes: "Healthcare–associated infections (HAIs) are a global concern, whose major causes include the persistent microbial contamination of the hospital environment, and the growing antimicrobial-resistance (AMR) of HAI-associated microbes.

The control of contamination has been so far addressed by the use of chemical-based sanitation procedures, which however do not prevent recontamination and can select resistant microbes.

By contrast, a microbial-based sanitation system, inspired by the microbiome balance principles, was shown to induce remodulation of hospital microbiota, obtaining a stable control of bioburden and AMR, associated to a significant reduction of HAIs."

 

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