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BASHH 2019

June 30 - July 2

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Visit us at Booth #206

Move forward with resistance guided therapy powered by SpeeDx technology – the molecular diagnostic solutions improving STI detection and management. Learn more at our SpeeDx Symposium.

The 2019 BASHH conference will be held at the International Convention Centre (ICC), Birmingham on Sunday 30th June – Tuesday 02 July. Claire Dewsnap, BASHH conference Secretary, the BASHH conference team and local Host Jodie Walker-Haywood have planned a fantastic educational and networking conference.

With interesting talks and symposia this will be an exciting event, come and chat with the SpeeDx team at booth #206.

Key Symposia

Advances in the use of SpeeDx technology is helping to guide treatment decisions and provide better patient care. The SpeeDx Symposium will share the latest developments in diagnostic approaches to Mycoplasma genitalium and Neisseria gonorrhoea from recent clinical experiences and laboratory data.

SpeeDx Symposium: Resistance Guided Therapy – SpeeDx testing to meet BASHH guidelines

Symposium date: Tuesday, 2nd July, 9:35am – 10:35am
 

Chair:
John White
Sexual Health Physician in the UK and Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of STDs & AIDS.

Speaker 1:
Dr. Suneeta Soni
Consultant in Sexual Health and HIV, Sexual Health and Contraception (SHAC), Brighton and Hove
Lead for Medical Electives and GUM/HIV teaching, Brighton and Sussex Medical School

Topic: ResistancePlus MG – Patient & Clinician experience in a UK clinic

Speaker 2:
Dr. Kate Templeton
Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh
Director Scottish STI reference lab

Topic: Resistance Guided Therapy – laboratory testing solution for Mgen and gonorrhoea

Speaker 3:
Dr. Tina Lonergan
Principal Scientist, SpeeDx
Topic: Advancing Resistance Guided Therapy – ResistancePlus MG on the GeneXpert

Key Presentations

Mycoplasma genitalium & Neisseria gonorrhoea

Abstract session 1: Sunday, 30th June, 10:30am – 11.30am
 

Title
Antimicrobial resistance in pharyngeal Neisseria gonorrhoeae infection: a cross-sectional study in England
Author
Hester Allen
Presented
Sunday, 30th June, 10:30am – 10:40am
 
Title
Very high prevalence of macrolide resistance mutations in Mycoplasma genitalium in men presenting with non-gonococcal urethritis in London
Author
Charlotte Henderson-Cleland
Presented
Sunday, 30th June, 11:00am – 11:10am
 
Title
Unintended consequences: the potential impacts of the BASHH 2019 gonorrhoea guidelines
Author
Chandni Patel
Presented
Sunday, 30th June, 11:10am – 11:20am
 
Title
Clinical evaluation of the SpeeDx ResistancePlus MG assay at a UK sexual health clinic
Author
Ruairi Conway
Presented
Sunday, 30th June, 11:20am – 11:30am
 

Plenary 4: Monday, 1st July, 9:00am – 9:35am
 

Title
AMR in Gonorrhoea
Speaker
Helen Fifer, Sexually Transmitted Bacteria Reference Unit, PHE Colindale


Syphilis

Abstract session 4: Monday, 1st July, 11:00am – 12:30pm
 

Title
Increase in antenatal syphilis diagnosis in Wales
Author
Laura Cunningham
Presented
Monday, 1st July, 12:10am – 12:20pm
 

Abstract session 5: Monday, 1st July, 4:30pm – 5:10pm
 

Title
Syphilitic Balanitis… is it an atypical manifestation of Syphilis?
Author
Claire Pritchard
Presented
Monday, 1st July, 4:30pm – 4:40pm
 
Title
Syphilis – The Great Pretender: four cases of early syphilis presenting outside the GU setting
Author
Claire Brookings
Presented
Monday, 1st July, 4:40pm – 4:50pm
 
Title
An atypical case of Neurosyphilis – The great pretender is back
Author
Prerana Huddar
Presented
Monday, 1st July, 4:50pm – 5:00pm


Venue

International Convention Centre (ICC)
Birmingham, United Kingdom