New Year's Lectures 2020 of the ASM


The Austrian Agency for Health and Food Safety (AGES) and the Austrian Society for Hygiene, Microbiology and Preventive Medicine in collaboration with Takeda’s Global Pathogen Safety take the privilege to invite you to the New Year's Lectures 2020 of the Austrian Chapter of the American Society for Microbiology.

Hepatitis E virus: Cause of a hidden epidemic or an unavoidable part-of-life-pathogen? (30 min)

Hans H. L. Zaaijer, MD, PhD
Professor of Blood-Transmitted Infections at the University of Amsterdam's Faculty of Medicine (AMC-UvA) and Head of Dept. Blood-borne Infections, Sanquin Research, Amsterdam (NL)

Hepatitis E: The epidemiologic situation in Germany (30 min)

Jürgen J. Wenzel, MD
Head of the German Reference Laboratory for Hepatitis A Virus and Hepatitis E Virus at the Institute for Medical Microbiology and Hygiene, Regensburg (DE)

Hepatitis E in blood donors in Austria (15 min)

Christof Jungbauer, MD
Blutspendedienst des Österreichischen Roten Kreuzes, Vienna (AT)

Target Group: Microbiologists, doctors, epidemiologists


Approbation: 1 DFP, No. 656234

For veterinarians / specialist veterinarians, 1 educational hour is generally recognized by the educational regulations of the Austrian Veterinary Chamber.

Duration: 04.00 to 05.30 pm
Verantwortlich für Programm:
Univ.Prof. Dr. Franz Allerberger
Head of Division Public Health
Ansprechpartner für Veranstaltung:
Spargelfeldstrasse 191 | 1220 Vienna, Austria
T: +43 (0) 50555 - 25201 | E:
Ort: AGES GmbH
Lecture room A/E.51
Spargelfeldstrasse 191 | 1220 Vienna, Austria
Parking Spot: Breitenleerstrasse 177 | 1220 Vienna, Austria
Veranstaltungsart: Lecture

Kosten: Free of charge