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June 30 - July 2
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.
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
Sexual Health Physician in the UK and Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of STDs & AIDS.
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
Dr. Kate Templeton
Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh
Director Scottish STI reference lab
Topic: Resistance Guided Therapy – laboratory testing solution for Mgen and gonorrhoea
Dr. Tina Lonergan
Principal Scientist, SpeeDx
Topic: Advancing Resistance Guided Therapy – ResistancePlus MG on the GeneXpert
Mycoplasma genitalium & Neisseria gonorrhoea
Abstract session 1: Sunday, 30th June, 10:30am – 11.30am
Antimicrobial resistance in pharyngeal Neisseria gonorrhoeae infection: a cross-sectional study in England
Sunday, 30th June, 10:30am – 10:40am
Very high prevalence of macrolide resistance mutations in Mycoplasma genitalium in men presenting with non-gonococcal urethritis in London
Sunday, 30th June, 11:00am – 11:10am
Unintended consequences: the potential impacts of the BASHH 2019 gonorrhoea guidelines
Sunday, 30th June, 11:10am – 11:20am
Clinical evaluation of the SpeeDx ResistancePlus MG assay at a UK sexual health clinic
Sunday, 30th June, 11:20am – 11:30am
Plenary 4: Monday, 1st July, 9:00am – 9:35am
AMR in Gonorrhoea
Helen Fifer, Sexually Transmitted Bacteria Reference Unit, PHE Colindale
Abstract session 4: Monday, 1st July, 11:00am – 12:30pm
Increase in antenatal syphilis diagnosis in Wales
Monday, 1st July, 12:10am – 12:20pm
Abstract session 5: Monday, 1st July, 4:30pm – 5:10pm
Syphilitic Balanitis… is it an atypical manifestation of Syphilis?
Monday, 1st July, 4:30pm – 4:40pm
Syphilis – The Great Pretender: four cases of early syphilis presenting outside the GU setting
Monday, 1st July, 4:40pm – 4:50pm
An atypical case of Neurosyphilis – The great pretender is back
Monday, 1st July, 4:50pm – 5:00pm