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IUSTI – Helsinki 2017

August 31 - September 2

Visit us at Booth #1

IUSTI Helsinki 2017 program is out and is set to be an exciting conference. Key presentations cover the hot topic STIs:

Mycoplasma genitalium

Syphilis (Treponema pallidum)

Neisseria gonorrhoeae

Mark your calendars for the SpeeDx Satellite Symposium covering all three hot topics and be sure to visit us at Booth #1 to talk about your Molecular Diagnostic needs.

Satellite Symposium

Challenging infections on the rise

Europea Hall @ 1:30 – 2:00pm

Learn about the latest in Gonorrhoea surveillance, AMR in M. genitalium, and early Syphilis detection using molecular methods.

Symposium Chair: Dr. Marti Vall-Mayans
Speakers:
Dr. David Whiley – Towards individualised treatment of gonorrhoea
Dr. Jørgen Skov Jensen – Mycoplasma genitalium – The first incurable bacterial STI?
Dr. I. Barry Vipond – Syphilis, Herpes & VZV – A PlexPCR evaluation

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Dr. Whiley UQ Centre Clinical Research
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Dr. Jensen Statens Serum Institute   
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Dr. Vipond Public Health England

 


Key Presentations at IUSTI Helsinki

Mycoplasma genitalium

Abstract Presentation Title (Poster Presentation)
Detection of Mycoplasma genitalium macrolide resistant strains in patients attending a genitourinary medicine (GUM) clinic in Northern Ireland
Author
Dr. Cox, Belfast Hospital
Poster #11

Abstract Presentation Title
Mycoplasma genitalium – Management in the time of multi-drug resistance
Author
Dr. Bradshaw, Melbourne Sexual Health Centre
Presented
Date: Friday Sept 1st
Hall: Europea @ 11:00 – 12:30PM

Abstract Presentation Title
Detection of mutations associated with macrolide resistance in Mycoplasma genitalium from clinical specimens
Author
Dr Pitt, Public Health England
Presented
Date: Saturday Sept 2nd
Hall: Fennia 1 @ 2:00 – 3:30PM


Syphilis

Abstract Presentation Title
Clinical evaluation of the SpeeDx PlexPCR HSV-1&2/VZV/Syphilis assay
Author
Dr Perry, Public Health Whales
Presented
Date: Saturday Sept 2nd
Hall: Fennia 1 @ 2:00 – 3:30PM

Abstract Presentation Title
PlexPCR™ multiplex assay for genital lesions
Author
Dr. Mokany, SpeeDx
Presented
Date: Saturday Sept 2nd
Hall: Fennia 1 @ 2:00 – 3:30PM

Abstract Presentation Title (Poster Presentation)
SpeeDx PlexPCR™ VHS Evaluation
Author
Dr. Barry Vipond
Poster #153


Neisseria gonorrhoea

Abstract Presentation Title
Use of molecular methods to enhance Neisseria gonorrhoeae antimicrobial resistance surveillance
Author
Dr Whiley, UQ Centre Clinical Research
Presented
Date: Saturday Sept 2nd
Hall: Fennia 1 @ 2:00 – 3:30PM

Abstract Presentation Title
Gonorrhoea: update 2017
Author
Dr. White, Guy’s & St. Thomas Hospitals
Presented
Date: Friday Sept 1st
Hall: Europea @ 11:00 – 12:30PM


 

Details

Start:
August 31
End:
September 2
Website:
http://www.iusti2017.org/

Venue

Marina Congress Centre