Latest ASID News

ASID thanks outgoing Chief Medical Officer Professor Chris Baggoley for his engagement with the ID Micro community and his commitment to the issue of antimicrobial resistance. - July 2016

ANZPID-ASAP systematic review and guidelines for antibiotic duration and timing of the switch from intravenous to oral route for bacterial infections in children now published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases (open access) and available HERE - 17 June 2016


About ASID

The Australasian Society for Infectious Diseases (ASID) Inc. is an independent organisation, founded in Melbourne in 1976 by an eminent group of physicians, pathologists and scientists.

The aims of the society are to:

  • Advance postgraduate education in infectious diseases in Australasia and internationally;
  • Promote research in all aspects of infectious diseases; and
  • Advocate for sound and evidence-based public health policy in matters related to infectious diseases.

Membership encompasses Infectious Diseases Physicians, Clinical Microbiologists, Scientists, Infection Control Practitioners, Public Health Physicians, Sexual Health Physicians, Veterinarians and others eminent in the field of infectious diseases. For an overview of our member benefits and to apply for membership see HERE.