Scientific Meeting - March 2020 - BSIG & PHE

6th March 2020

The BASHH BSIG & PHE Special Interest Group will be organising this meeting.

Draft programe

13:00-13:05 Introduction

13:05-13:35 The epidemiology and testing frequency of syphilis in gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men - Hamish Mohammed

13:35-14:05 Finnish new variant Chlamydia trachomatis: incident response in England - Kate Folkard

14:05-14:35 Mycoplasma genitalium AMR surveillance - Helen Fifer

14:35-15:05 Panel discussion NIS issues with Mycoplasma genitalium - Helen Fifer & Michelle Cole 

15:05-15:30 Tea break

15:30-15:35 Introduction - Achyuta Nori

15:35-16:00 Launch of BSIG microscopy website/app - Cathy Ison, Frances Keane and the BSIG

16:00-17:30 Panel discussion: Role of empirical antibiotic therapy

Introduction & audience questions - Achyuta Nori

Expedited partner therapy - Claudia Estcourt

Partner management strategies using newer testing pathways - John White

Syndrome management using in-clinic rapid testing - Paddy Horner

Open discussion with panel


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