It is a great pleasure to be able to be together today and to welcome you to the 20th
INFOCUS Latin America, the most comprehensive meeting of experts in Clinical Mycology
from our region. In 2022, INFOCUS will be held in the beautiful city of Guadalajara,
México, offering a singular opportunity to all our clinicians and microbiologists to update
on different topics related to fungal infections that prevail in Latin America.
The agenda will include the discussion of topics related to epidemiology, new diagnostic
tools and current treatment of endemic and opportunistic infections. Round tables will
cover lectures addressing the clinical management of fungal infections in complex
patients, as critically ill patients, patients with hematologic malignancies and transplant
recipients. Actions for antifungals stewardship will also be discussed in different scenarios.
All these topics will be exemplified with clinical case sessions.
In the posters’ section, we will present our different researches in a format that will allow
us to interact with other specialists, and form networks among colleagues from different
We thank the executive committee, the local organizers and the international scientific
committee for their enormous collaboration in carrying out this event, as well as the
pharmaceutical and diagnostic industry, since without their support it would not be
possible to carry out INFOCUS.
It is an honor and great pleasure for us to welcome INFOCUS, and we will do all our efforts
to provide you a pleasant and productive meeting. The beautiful city of Guadalajara offers
a variety of emblematic buildings considered a World Heritage Site, including the Hospicio
Cabañas that houses “The Man of Fire" by muralist José Clemente Orozco, as well as
tequila, a wide gastronomic variety, mariachi and "magical towns", which will make your
stay an unforgettable experience. Welcome to Mexico
Dra. Patricia Cornejo Juárez Comité Local
Dr. Arnaldo Lopes Colombo Comité Internacional