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Institut thématique Immunologie, inflammation, infectiologie et microbiologie

ESCMID virtual symposium on Lyme borreliosis: from ecology to prevention


The International Conference on Lyme Borreliosis and other Tick-borne diseases (ICLB) and the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious diseases (ESCMID) study group on Lyme borreliosis (ESGBOR) jointly organise the 2021 virtual ICLB/ESGBOR symposium sponsored by the Med-Vet-Net association (MVNA)


Lyme borreliosis: from ecology to prevention


6th september 2021

17:00-19:00 hrs CET

Virtual event

Registration is free of charge on the dedicated website


programme :

Access here the programme of the symposium.

17:00  Introduction by the chairs

Board ESGBOR Board - Volker Fingerle, Anna Henningsson, Mateusz Markowicz & ILCB ICLB2022 chairs - Joppe Hovius, Hein Sprong

17:05  Key aspects of the ecology of Lyme and other tick-borne diseases

Felicia Keesing (Bard College, Annandale, NY, USA)

17:30  Q&A

17:40  The new IDSA guideline, a European perspective

Franc Strle (University Medical Center Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia)

18:05  Q&A

18:15  Break & musical Intermezzo

Info musical Intermezzo - Passacaglia van Händel-Halvorsen en Duo’s van Reinhold Glière
Laura Oomens & Anastasia Feruleva


18:25  Development of a multivalent OspA based Lyme vaccine: Update on Phase 2 clinical studies in healthy adults

Nicole Bezay (Valneva, Saint-Herblain, France)

18:50  Q&A

19:00  Closure