ESCMID white paper: a guide on ESCMID guidance documents

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Scudeller L., Rodriguez-Bano J., Zinkernagel A., Tacconelli E., Akova M., Friedrich A. W., ...More

CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY AND INFECTION, vol.25, no.2, pp.155-162, 2019 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 25 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.cmi.2018.08.005
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.155-162
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


Background and aim: The European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ESCMID) aims to further develop its role in international medical and scientific guidance in the field of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, where many types of guidance documents exist. The ESCMID Executive Committee and the Clinical Microbiology and Infection (CMI) editorial board wish to clarify the terminology and format to be used in ESCMID guidance documents submitted for publication in CMI, and to highlight the principles behind ESCMID guidance documents.