Regional Meeting of Clinical Microbiology Specialists was held at AFSU

Our university hosted the “Approach to Lower Respiratory Tract Infections with Cases” meeting, which was the first event organized by the Society for Clinical Microbiologists of Turkey (KLIMUD) and brought together medical microbiology specialists in Afyonkarahisar. The meeting within the scope of Continuing Medical Education/Continuing Vocational Education Scientific Meetings was held in cooperation with the Department of Medical Microbiology, the Department of Infectious Diseases and the Department of Pediatrics.

In the first session of the meeting held in the Blue Hall under the management of KLIMUD Regional Coordinator and Assist. Prof. Dr. Emek Türkekul Şen (member of Faculty of Medicine), the center data prepared by the representatives of Eskişehir, Kütahya, Bilecik, Bozüyük and Uşak in the KLİMUD Afyonkarahisar Regional structure were presented. The chairs of the session were Prof. Dr. Berrin Esen (AFSU Head of Medical Microbiology Department) and Prof. Dr. Aynur Gülcan (Kütahya Dumlupınar University Head of Medical Microbiology Department).

In the second session of the meeting, lower respiratory tract infections were discussed under the chairmanship of Prof. Dr. Neşe Demirtürk (Head of Department of Infectious Diseases) and Prof. Dr. Ayşegül Bükülmez from the Department of Pediatrics. Besides, Assist. Prof. Dr.  Emek Türkekul Şen, Assist. Prof. Dr.  Melahat Gürbüz, Assist. Prof. Dr.  Derya Korkmaz, and Assist. Prof. Dr. Hilal Koyuncu made presentations in this session.

The meeting ended with the presentation of Prof. Dr. Berrin Esen on “Syndromic Diagnostic Tests in the Diagnosis of Lower Respiratory Tract Infections” after the scientific discussions with the participation of the center representatives, KLIMUD board members and other academicians.