Our 21 Working Groups on specialist subjects are engaged in advancing scientific knowledge in antimicrobial chemotherapy, clinical microbiology and infectious diseases through various activities: Peer Reviewed Publications Symposia, Consensus Conferences, International Surveys, Collaborative Research, Development and Implementation of Professional Guidelines. 

Anti-Infective Pharmacology APUA (formerly Antimicrobial Stewardship) Bone, Skin & Soft Tissue Infections
Clostridium difficile Infections Device Related Infections & Biofilm Endocarditis & Bloodstream Infections
European Working Group Fungal Infections Immunisations and Vaccines
Infection Prevention & Control Infections in Catastrophic Areas Infections in the ICU and Sepsis
Intra-Abdominal Infections MRSA Mycobacteria
Outpatient Parenteral Antibiotic Therapy Pharmacoeconomics Rapid Diagnostics & Biomarkers 
Urinary Tract Infections  Viral Infections  Zoonoses

Aims and Objectives

  • Promote advancement of knowledge on all aspects of antimicrobial chemotherapy, clinical microbiology and infectious diseases through active working group co-operation
  • Bring together fellow scientists to exchange experiences and promote discussions during regular Working Group meetings
  • Work actively for the establishment of international collaborative projects
  • Promote high standards of care and quality of research
  • Contribute to ISAC’s major international conference, the International Conference of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy


ISAC Working Groups are open to new members with a strong interest and relevant experience in the given field.  To join an ISAC Working Group, please contact Fee Johnstone, ISAC Executive Assistant (secretariat [at] ISAC.world) with your name and a brief C.V.  We welcome new members!