The Challenge of Urinary Tract Infections

14 June 2023

Royal College of Physicians London & online

Despite being the leading source of bacterial bloodstream infections, UTIs remain a chronically neglected area of infectious diseases. To address this issue, BSAC hosted the UTI Conference: The Challenge of Urinary Tract Infections, online and in-person at the Royal College of Physicians, London on the 14th of June 2023.

You can view the recorded content from this hybrid conference below.

This conference is RCPath CPD accredited.

For all enquiries, please contract Esme Carruthers.

Programme

SESSION ONE: OPENING PRESENTATION
Chair: Dr Annie Joseph, Consultant Microbiologist, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust - View Bio
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Video of the session
This session is of the following presentations:
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Opening remarks
Dr Annie Joseph, Consultant Microbiologist, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust
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Urinary tract infection: from intellectual dead end to exciting new frontier?
Dr Angela Huttner, Infectious Disease Division, University Hospitals of Geneva
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Q&A

SESSION TWO: Everyday challenges - lessons from outside infection
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Video of the session
This session is of the following presentations:
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Addressing the challenge of recurrent UTIs - urologist perspective
Mr Anthony Noah, Consultant Urological Surgeon, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
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Controversies of UTIs in Pregnancy
Dr Jane Currie, Consultant in Obstetrics & Fetal Medicine, University Hospitals Bristol and Weston
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Diagnosing UTIs in children
Dr Christian Harkensee, Consultant in paediatrics, paediatric infectious diseases & immunology, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Gateshead
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Recurrent urinary tract infection in kidney transplant patients: what to do ?
Professor Alan Salama, Professor & Honorary Consultant in Nephrology & Director, UCL Department of Renal Medicine, Royal Free Hospital
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Q&A

SESSION THREE: New frontiers in R&D and clinical practice - free paper session
Chair: Dr Sarah Logan, Consultant in Infectious Diseases and General Medicine, Hospital for Tropical Diseases & University College London Hospitals Trust
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Why is UTI so hard to diagnose and treat? – hints from a unique human microtissue model of bladder infection
Professor Jennifer Rohn, Head of the Centre for Urological Biology, University College London
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Nitrofurantoin: What is the Evidence for Current Guidance?
Dr Eleanor Kashouris, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Sussex
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Antibiofilm therapy for UTIs: a novel approach
Dr Ashraf Zarkan, Research Fellow and Group Leader, Department of Genetics, Teaching Bye-Fellow, Fitzwilliam College, University of Cambridge
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UTI Friday: A review of antibiotic prophylaxis in the management of recurrent UTI in Primary Care
Mrs Avril Tucker, Primary Care Antimicrobial Pharmacist, Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board
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The effect of antibiotic selection on collateral susceptibility and evolvability of uropathogenic Escherichia coli
Dr Alasdair Hubbard, Lecturer in Microbiology, Nottingham Trent University

SESSION FOUR: KEYNOTE PRESENTATIONS
Chair: Dr Annie Joseph, Consultant Microbiologist, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust
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Video of the session
This session is of the following presentations:
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Shortening therapy for UTIs
Professor Martin Llewelyn, Professor in Infectious Diseases, Brighton & Sussex Medical School
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Recurrent UTIs and the microbiome
Dr Nazema Siddiqui, Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Division of Urogynecology & Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Duke University (Durham, North Carolina, USA)
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Q&A

SESSION FIVE: ALTERNATIVE APPROACHES TO THERAPY
Chair: Dr Gabriele Pollara, Consultant, Infectious Diseases & Microbiology at University College London
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Video of the session
This session is of the following presentations:
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The use of sublingual vaccines for UTIs
Mr Steve Foley, Royal Berkshire Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
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Intravesical therapy
Dr Shaimaa Ibrahim, Consultant Urogynecologist, Whittington Hospital, London
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Phage therapy for urinary tract infections: does it really work?
Dr Novella Cesta, Infectious Diseases Specialist, Nuovo Ospedale Apuano, Massa, Italy
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Q&A
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CLOSING REMARKS
Dr Sarah Logan, Consultant in Infectious Diseases and General Medicine, Hospital for Tropical Diseases & University College London Hospitals Trust

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