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Australian Sexual Health Conference 2017

November 6, 2017 - November 8, 2017

Visit us at Booth #12

The program for the 2017 Australasian Sexual Health Conference is packed with interesting and topical presentations, including the current hot topics of antimicrobial resistance in STIs as well as the rising rates of syphilis.

SpeeDx will be there at booth #12 , stop by to learn about our latest products for STI multiplex testing and be sure to catch the following presentations.

Key Presentations at ASHC Canberra

antibiotic resistance

Wednesday November 8th

Antimicrobial Resistance
Professor Monica Lahra, Director World Health Organisation CC for STD, Sydney
Hall: Royal Theatre @ 9:30 – 10:00

Mycoplasma genitalium and antibiotic resistance

Tuesday November 7th

Molecular Detection of Resistance in Real-Time for STI Pathogens – Dawn of a New Era?
Dr Neisha Jeoffreys, NSW Health Pathology
Hall: Sutherland Theatrette @ 16:50 – 17:10

Wednesday November 8th

Prevalence of Mycoplasma Genitalium Infection And Macrolide Resistance Among Men-Who-Have-Sex-With-Men In Western Sydney
Dr. Deborah Couldwell, Melbourne Sexual health Centre
Hall: Bradman Theatrette @ 2:15pm – 3:45pm

Rectal Mycoplasma Genitalium in men who have sex with men at Sydney Sexual Health Centre: Implications for screening and health promotion
Ms Isabella Bradley, Sydney Sexual Health Centre
Hall: Bradman Theatrette @ 2:15pm – 3:45pm

Thursday November 9th

Mycoplasma Genitalium: Should we Look and How Can we Treat it?
Dr Tim Read, Melbourne Sexual Health Centre
Hall: Royal Theatre @ 10:45 – 11:00

poster #38
Prevalence of Mycoplasma Genitalium Infections and of Azithromycin Resistant Infections at the University of California, Los Angeles As Determined by a Rapid Genotypic Assay
Dr Jeffrey Klausner, UCLA Health

Neisseria gonorrhoeae

Wednesday November 8th

Epidemiology of gonorrhoea in Australia
Dr Praveena Gunaratnam
Hall: Bradman Theatrette @ 11:30AM – 1:00PM

Molecular epidemiology: Neisseria Gonorrhoeae Circulating Amongst Heterosexuals in New South Whales
A/Prof David Whiley
Hall: Bradman Theatrette @ 11:30AM – 1:00PM

Thursday November 9th

Neisseria Gonorrhoea Infections In Brisbane, QLD, 2012-2017
Dr Katherine Garnham
Hall: Royal Theatre @ 1:00 – 2:30pm


November 6, 2017
November 8, 2017


National Convention Centre Canberra
31 Constitution Ave
Canberra, ACT 2601 Australia