CIDSCON Abstract Submission Guidelines

  1. Submission:Abstracts may be submitted online only.
  2. Language:All abstracts must be submitted in English (Arial font 11)
  3. Abstracts must contain original material neither published nor presented elsewhere
  4. Word limit:The abstract must be within 300 words(including 1 table if necessary).
  5. Title: Please use a short and concise title that indicates the content of the abstract. Capitalize the first letter of each word except prepositions, articles and species names.
  6. Authors & institution:Names of the authors and the institution should be given below the title. Please bold the presenting author’s name.
  7. Please structure your abstract using the following headings:
      1. Background
      2. Methods
      3. Results
      4. Conclusion
  8. Pictures/Graphs:Authors can include a maximum of 1 picture/graph. The file size of each picture/graph should not exceed 500 KB. The maximum pixel size of the graph/picture is 600(w) x 800(h) pixels.
  9. Abstract deadline extended : All abstracts must be received by 31st May 2024
  10. .Abstracts will be subjected to a peer review by two independent experts. Authors will be notified of acceptance by 15thJune 2024 by email.
  11. Abstract authors must register for the conference by 31stMay 2024
  12. If an abstract is accepted, the presenting author must attend the congress and present it in person. 
  13. Poster specifications: If the abstract is accepted, the poster should be in the eposter specified format. Please use professional layout and typesetting services to improve visibility. The aesthetics and visual appeal in addition to content in the poster will be important.

Abstract Submission Categories

A.Clinical Infectious Diseases (Clinical studies including epidemiology)

  1. Bacteremia, sepsis and endocarditis
  2. Respiratory infections
  3. Enteric infections
  4. CNS infections
  5. Bone and joint, skin and soft tissue infections
  6. Urinary tract and sexually transmitted infections
  7. Tuberculosis
  8. HIV infection
  9. Hepatitis
  10. Viral infections other than HIV and hepatitis  
  11. Bacterial infections including drug resistant infections
  12. Healthcare associated infections
  13. Tropical infections and parasitic diseases
  14. Emerging and re-emerging infections
  15. Fungal infections
  16. Transplant and immunocompromised host infections
  17. Infection control and antimicrobial stewardship
  18. Vaccines and immunization   
  19. COVID19 infection
  20. Travel Medicine 

B.Infectious Disease Diagnostics, Pharmacological Studies, Basic Science and Translational Studies

  1. Bacteriology/mycobacteriology
  2. Virology
  3. Parasitology
  4. Mycology
  5. Typing/sequencing
  6. Others (Eg. Biomarkers, pathogenesis, immune response etc)