Haemato-oncology Bacterial Infections

7 July 2021, 1630-1800hrs BST

Chaired by: Dr Louise Sweeney, Consultant Medical Microbiologist, Liverpool

Dr Louise Sweeney, Consultant Medical Microbiologist, Liverpool
Dr Jonathan Lambourne, Infectious Diseases & Microbiology Consultant, Barts Health NHS Trust
Dr David Partridge, Consultant Microbiologist, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals
Dr Samir Agrawal, Senior Lecturer & Honorary Consultant, Barts Health NHS Trust & Blizard Institute, Queen Mary University of London

Welcome & setting the scene presentation – Management of antimicrobial resistant infections in Haematology – Dr Louise Sweeney
Case presentation 1 – Title TBC, Dr Jonathan Lambourne
Case Presentation 2 – Line-out?  Central venous catheter related infection management, Dr David Partridge
Case presentation 3 – Title TBC, Dr Samir Agrawal
Case presentation 4 – Stem cell transplant patient colonised with both CPE and VRE who develops infections with both organisms, Dr Louise Sweeney
Discussion & live Q&A

  • Dr Louise Sweeney, Consultant Medical Microbiologist, Liverpool

    Specialist interests include infection in Haematology and Transplant patients, antimicrobial susceptibility testing and the approach to clinical management of multi-drug resistant infections, particularly those caused by Gram negative bacteria. Non-clinical interests include training and education of clinicians and allied professionals within and without the Infection Specialties.

  • Dr Jonathan Lambourne, Consultant in Infectious Diseases & Microbiology, Barts Health NHS Trust

    Jonathan Lambourne is consultant in Infectious Diseases & Microbiology at Barts Health NHS, London UK. He undertook medical training at Cambridge and University College London, and his specialist training in Dublin and London. He completed a PhD at St George’s University of London, investigating immune determinants of susceptibility to invasive Aspergillosis and Staphylococcus aureus infection. His main clinical interest is infections in patients with primary and secondary immunodeficiency and the application of diagnostic techniques in this challenging patient population.

  • Dr David Partridge, Consultant Microbiologist, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals

    David Partridge is a Consultant Microbiologist and Infection Control Doctor at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals and Honorary Senior Lecturer at the Florey Institute, University of Sheffield. He has an interest in infections of the immunocompromised host and device related infection. During the COVID-19 pandemic, he has been working on clinical utility of sequencing of SARS-CoV-2 and also on management of secondary infections.

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