Scientific Programme

Session C.02: Clinical Practice, Problems & Solutions
Tuesday 2 May 2017 10:55 - 13:00

Chairs:  Jantien Bolt-Wieringa & Ann Vossen

10:55 - 11:25
Invited Lecture: Quality control in molecular CMV diagnostics Rob Schuurman, Medical Molecular Microbiologist UMCU, Utrecht, Netherlands
11:25 - 11:30
Introduction to Clinical cases Ann Vossen, Clinical Virologist Leiden University Medical Center , Leiden, Netherlands

During this interactive session three clinical cases will be presented. By using an audience response system the knowledge, practice and experience of the audience in the fields of epidemiology, diagnostics, clinical presentation, antiviral therapy etc. will be tested. The best answer will be supported by evidence, if available, and some of the given answers will be evaluated according to country or profession. For the winner there will be a nice award.

11:30 - 12:00
Clinical case 1: Cytomegalovirus infection in pregnancy: a still complicated diagnostic problem Tiziana Lazzarotto, Professor of Microbiology University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
12:00 - 12:30
Clinical case 2: Postnatal treatment of CMV are we hearing the full story? Suzanne Luck, Hon Senior Lecturer, Consultant Paediatrician St George's University London, London, United Kingdom
12:30 - 13:00
Clinical case 3: CMV after transplantation-still a challenge Elisabeth Puchhammer Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
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