Rapid Diagnostics – Time is Relative

The British Society for Microbial Technology (BSMT) has an excellent programme for its annual scientific conference, to be held on Friday, 18 May at PHE Colindale. The focus will be on Rapid Diagnostics – Time is Relative, and the meeting is relevant for senior biomedical and clinical scientists, other scientists and medical microbiologists.

Following an Introduction from Professor Eric Bolton, President of the BSMT, the morning presentations will include Dr Mike Weinbren talking about Optimising the recovery of bacteria from blood cultures; Dr Bridget Atkins looking at Device-related orthopaedic infections and the potential place of  new technologies; Dr Stephanie Dancer on Tracking Staphylococcus aureus around the intensive care unit; and Dr Gemma Clark will talk about Increased efficiency to meet winter demands for rapid detection of respiratory viruses

In the afternoon, Professor Eric Bolton will talk about Molecular diagnostics for enteric infections – relevance for clinical diagnosis and public health; Dr Justin O’Grady will discuss Rapid metagenomic diagnosis of hospital-acquired pneumonia; and finally Dr Vanya Gant will consider Rapid diagnostics, bad bugs and antibiotics: not that easy.

Full details of the conference may be found on the BSMT website

www.bsmt.org.uk

 

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