BSAC Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing (AST) - Hot Topics Webinar series 2024

Webinar series 2024, January – April

You can still register to view the recorded content from this series of Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing (AST) – Hot Topic lunchtime webinars.

These webinars cover all aspects of antimicrobial susceptibility testing and the latest developments within susceptibility testing and resistance detection.

For any questions regarding this series of webinars, please contact Esme Carruthers.

This webinar series is RCPath CPD accredited.

Registration:
Register here to view the recorded content from this series of webinars:
Standard registration £40.00 Register here
Student & LMIC concessions £20.00 Register here

Programmes:

Friday 26 January 2024
Chair: Alasdair MacGowan, North Bristol NHS Trust & University of Bristol
Welcome & introduction
Clinical Anaerobic Infections: A Shifting Landscape – Harriet Hughes, Public Health Wales
EUCAST anaerobe disc diffusion testing – Sarah Copsey, Public Health Wales
Q&A

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Tuesday 27 February 2024
Chair: Robin Howe, Director of Infection Services, Public Health Wales Microbiology
Welcome & introduction
Treatment options for uncomplicated and complicated UTIs – Nick Brown, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Trust
Susceptibility testing of urinary isolates – Kirsten Winterburn, Public Health Wales
Q&A

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Thursday 7 March 2024
Chair: Nick Brown, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Trust
Welcome & introduction
Rising tide of unusual bacterial infections – Robin Howe, Director of Infection Services, Public Health Wales Microbiology
Susceptibility testing in species with no breakpoints     – Mandy Wootton, Public Health Wales
Q&A

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Tuesday 9 April 2024
Chair: Mandy Wootton, Public Health Wales
Welcome & introduction
Clinical aspects of using aminoglycosides in the UK – Alasdair MacGowan, North Bristol NHS Trust & University of Bristol
Use of breakpoints in brackets – Phillipa Burns, Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Q&A

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