MRSA meeting

Eddie Power e.power at umds.ac.uk
Wed Jul 10 11:21:06 EST 1996

The Society for Applied Bacteriology is hosting a one day meeting on 
Date: Wednesday 16 October 1996
Venue: Central Public health Laboratory, 61 Colindale Avenue, London NW9 

Morning Session - Chairman: Dr EGM Power, UMDS, London
10:00   A short history of MRSA  
        Prof GL French, UMDS, London
10:30   Mechanisms and Genetics of Methicillin Resistance
        Dr B Berger-Bachi, University of Zurich, Switzerland
11:30   Transfer of Antibiotic Resistance
        Prof WC Noble, St. John's Institute of Dermatology, London
12:00   Virulence Factors
        Prof TJ Foster, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland
12:30   Epidemiology and typing of MRSA
        Dr B Cookson, CPHL, London

Lunch & Poster Session

Afternoon Session - Chairman: Dr SWB Newsom, Emeritus Consultant
14:15   MRSA - a Croatian perspective
        Dr A Tambic, Sveti Duh General Hospital, Zagreb, Croatia
14:45   Treatment of MRSA
        Dr G Rao, Lewisham Hospital, London
15:45   Control of MRSA Infection
        Prof MW Casewell, King's College, London
16:15   General Discussion

If you have any work related to MRSA suitable for poster presentation, 
please contact the address below.

Closing date: Monday September 30 1996

Charges for attendance (inc. coffee, sandwich lunch, tea):
SAB members:                          Non-members:
Ordinary members    £20.00            Non-student    £40.00
Student/Retired     £10.00            Student        £20.00

Cheques payable to the 'Society for Applied Bacteriology'

Contact:  Dr Ann Baillie
          Executive Secretary
          Spciety for Applied Bacteriology
          PO Box 510
          Bedford MK43 7YU

          Tel.  +44 1234 720047
          Fax.  +44 1234 720048

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