MILAN, April 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --
Reunited in recent days in Copenhagen for the 25th ECCMID Congress on Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, the most important international experts in the field of Infectious Diseases reaffirm that the prevention of infections is possible only by going through a high diagnostic surveillance, an appropriate use of the antibiotic therapy and a high vaccine coverage. Among the innovations is WAidid Clinical Advice, a service for doctors all over the world which allows them to obtain specialistic consultations within 72 hours. The service is free and available on WAidid website (http://www.waidid.org).
Viral infections, bacterial infections and the role of vaccines; these were all among the subjects most discussed during the 25th ECCMID Congress, promoted by the European Society for Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ESCMID), which in recent years has demonstrated more and more attention to the subject of vaccinations and which, in 2013, began the study group on Vaccines (EVASG) co-ordinated by Professor Susanna Esposito, President WAidid.
And as a support for specialists all over the world, an important novalty in the field of Infectious Diseases: the Clinical Advice Service, available on http://www.waidid.org.
"I am very proud," said Susanna Esposito, "to present the Clinical Advice of WAidid, a useful instrument for those doctors who, like me, have found themselves in the position of having to face complex clinical cases and have needed to share information and obtain prompt help from colleagues, perhaps from the other side of the world. For doctors who will be making the request, WAidid will offer free consultation from the best international specialists who will answer within 72 hours from the moment the form is sent."
Using WAidid Clinical Advice is easy: once the doctors have registered with the Association through the website http://www.waidid.org (registration is free for the year 2015) they will gain access to the area of the Clinical Advice Service, reserved for members only. They will then fill in the form inserting as much information as possible, regarding the characteristics of the patient and the infectious disease from which he is suffering, adding comments and questions. WAidid experts will answer within 72 hours from the moment the form is sent. The service garantees the absolute anonymity of the patient.
SOURCE WAidid/World Association for Infectious Diseases and Immunological Disorders