Call for Abstracts
The Scientific Committee of the 12th Western Pacific Congress on Chemotherapy and Infectious Diseases invites the submission of abstracts for oral and poster presentation. Detailed instructions will be provided with the notice of acceptance to presenters.
- Submission of an abstract does not constitute registration for the Congress.
- Presenting authors of abstracts should submit their registration form together with their abstracts.
- Abstracts must be prepared as a MS Word for Windows document (2007 or any earlier versions) using the Abstract Submission Form available as a download from our website and submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org before 31st August 2010.
- Notifications of acceptance will be sent to corresponding authors by 30th September 2010. Scheduling information and instructions on poster preparation will be included with this notification.
- Corresponding authors are responsible for ensuring that all co-authors have read and approved the abstract submitted.
- Submissions not conforming to established submission guidelines will not be reviewed.
Please prepare the abstract in accordance with the instructions below and choose one of following subject categories as the one most appropriate for your presentation.
Antibacterials: surveillance, mechanism of action and genetics of resistance
- Antifungals: surveillance, mechanism of action and genetics of resistance
- Antivirals: surveillance, mechanism of action and genetics of resistance
- Antimicrobials: pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, and general pharmacology
- Antibiotic stewardship and control policy
- Antimicrobial treatment guidelines and consensus
- In vitro susceptibility and drug-combination interactions
- Bacterial infections: clinical epidemiology, antimicrobial resistance, therapy, outcome, and pathogenesis
- Fungal infections: clinical epidemiology, antimicrobial resistance, therapy, outcome, and pathogenesis
- Parasitic infections
- Other viral infections: clinical epidemiology, antimicrobial resistance, therapy, outcome, pathogenesis
- Emerging infections
- Paediatric infections
- Community-acquired infections
- Nosocomial infections and infection control
- Opportunistic infections in immunocompromised hosts
- Sexually-transmitted diseases
- Urological infections
- Antimicrobial prophylaxis
- Adult and paediatric vaccines
Abstracts must be typed, single spaced, using Times New Roman typeface in 10-point size only. Abstract text must be single line spaced and justified at the left margin only. Do not leave blank lines between paragraphs. Do not indent.
- Abstract title should appear in bold. Do not indent. The title should be concise and reflect the content of the abstract.
- Use first initial followed by last name. Omit degrees. For paper submissions, place an asterisk (*) after the name of the author presenting the paper. On a separate line, type as succinctly as possible the names of institutions and countries.
- Leave one line blank in between the title/author block and the abstract text. The abstract text should include background, methods, results, and conclusion.
- Each abstract may contain up to a maximum of 1,800 characters, including title, author's name and affiliations and the abstract text. (Spaces are not counted)
- Use italics only when appropriate (e.g. for names of genus and species). Simple table and graphs (nest and in black ink) may be included.
- Abstracts will be published as submitted, i.e. any error appearing in the submitted abstract will appear in the published abstract book.