35th Annual Meeting of NSCMID, Reykjavik, Iceland

The 2018 Annual NSCMID Meeting was held 19th to 22nd August in Reykjavik, Iceland.

The conference was a success, with approximately 260 attendees from 22 countries, the majority from the Nordic countries, but among others there were delegates from Australia, New Zealand, China, Thailand, Israel and the USA in addition to several European countries.

There were 75 posters presented, and in addition 5 young invited scientists presented their work in a special session. During the four days 12 symposia were held, with a total of 36 different presentations by invited speakers. The symposia covered a broad range of topics, including the centennial of the Spanish influenza, the current goal of elimination of hepatitis C, respiratory infections in adults and children, new rapid diagnostics, new insights to various diseases provided by new information on the human microbiome, infections associated with medical devices, new aspects on antimicrobial resistance testing, frontiers in fungal infections, group A streptococci and others.