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FAQ

Abstract Submission


Are ‘Trials in Progress’ permitted to be submitted to ECCMID?

If you are running a ‘Trial in Progress’, in which results are only expected after the regular abstract deadline (28 November 2018), please rather submit your abstract including results in the “Late Breaker” abstract call (spring 2019) than without results in the regular call.


Are agencies allowed to submit abstracts on behalf of the authors?

Yes agencies can submit abstracts, kindly note that you need an ESCMID account to submit an abstract for 2019, that can be generated here. Submitters will be informed about the outcome of the abstract, they are kindly requested to forward this information to all involved authors.


Is there a limit to the number of authors per abstract?

We do not have a limit of authors per abstract, but would not recommend more than 30 persons, due to the readability of the abstract. Study groups can also be added separately.


If I submit my abstract for ePoster, do I need to register for the congress?
ePoster only also needs to be linked to a valid registration, but no formal presentation onsite is needed.


Will it be possible to withdraw already accepted abstracts (until a certain date) for ECCMID 2019?
Abstracts can be withdrawn until 10 days before the congress, when they go public. Kindly note that your abstract might still appear in the printed programme, depending on the time of withdrawal.


Do you accept posters on topics like access/reimbursement studies on antibiotics?

Yes we do accept such abstracts, you can send studies from every part of the world.


Do you allow encore abstract submissions to be submitted to your ECCMID congress?

We cannot accept encores for ECCMID.
Only original material not published prior to the 3.4.19


Will you accept abstracts of narrative literature review?

We can accept literature review, but only with a case-report.


Are you accepting case reports or just research projects?

We do accept case reports. Please use the abstract submission for submitting original data.


I wonder whether you accept abstract in systematic review, meta-analysis and networ meta-analysis?

Yes we do, please submit your abstract for 2019 by using the official submission system.


We are about to launch a public health alert either via briefing note or public health bulletin – would it still be possible to submit an abstract on the incident in a wider context and including additional data?

Yes, this is possible. Please submit your abstract for 2019 by using the official submission system.

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