British Society for Microbial Technology

Annual Scientific Meeting 2005
CNS Infections: A Laboratory Headache

Friday 20th May 2005
Programme

A print formatted version of this programme is available.


09.30 - 10.30 Registration, Coffee & Tradeshow
10.30 - 10.35 Welcome & Introduction
Valerie Bevan, Chair BSMT

Morning Chair: Professor Alan Percival

10.35 - 11.05 Clinical Overview of CNS Infections (presentation not yet available)
Prof. Steve Green, Royal Hallamshire, Sheffield
11.05 - 11.35 Hazard Analysis (260 kB)
Dr Patricia Fenton, Sheffield Childrens Hospital
11.35 - 12.05 Viral Encephalitis in Children (510 kB)
Dr Kate Ward, UCLH
12.05 - 12.35 CJD Update (4.6 MB)
Dr Johnathan Clewley, Center for Infections, HPA Colindale

12.45 - 13.00 Society Business Meeting
13.00 - 13.30 Trade Show and Lunch
13:30 - 14.15 Lunch (NB lunch will not be served before 13.30)

Afternoon Chair: Dr Rob George

14.15 - 14.45 New Diagnostic Methods (4.2 MB)
Prof. Peter Hawkey, HPA Westmidlands, Birmingham
14.45 - 15.45 Microbiology of Shunts and Implants (13.5 MB)
Dr Roger Bayston, Queen's Medical Centre, Nottingham
15.15 - 16.15 Methodology - Theory & Practice (4.4 MB)
Comparing the HPA SOP with two real life incidents
Valerie Bevan, Center for Infections, HPA Colindale
Dr Robert Townsend and Dr Trevor Winstanley, Royal Hallamshire, Sheffield
16.15 Tea and Close