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STI & HIV World Congress 2017

July 9 - July 12

The World STI Conference in Rio is shaping up to be an exciting few days with many opportunities to learn about the latest in Mycoplasma genitalium research and clinical data, including a must see late-breaking abstract.

Abstract Presentation Title
“Improved outcomes following resistance-guided treatment of Mycoplasma genitalium infection.”
Author
Tim Read from Melbourne Sexual Health
Description
Tim reports on their clinical experience of using ResistancePlus MG.
Presented on Wednesday 12th 13:30-15:00 session.

Our Symposium

Be sure to join us at our special symposium Tuesday afternoon, featuring Dr. Catriona Bradshaw from Melbourne Sexual Health and Dr. Charlotte Gaydos of the John Hopkins University School of Medicine.

This half hour event will showcase their clinical experiences with Mycoplasma genitalium infections, observed links with Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID) and other health complications, and include discussion on the importance of resistant screening for effective treatment.

Mycoplasma genitalium: Clinical Observations & Experiences

July 11th @ 3:30pm – 4:00pm
Room: Alhambra 1

Speakers

    Dr. Catriona Bradshaw
    Melbourne Sexual Health: M.genitalium: Management in the era of escalating antimicrobial resistance.

Catriona-Bradshaw-Profile

    Dr. Charlotte Gaydos
    John Hopkins University School of Medicine: Beyond PID Syndromic Management: Does the Diagnosis of M.genitaliumPlay a Role?

Charlotte-Gaydos-Profile


Key Presentations at STI World Congress

Abstract Presentation Title
“Antimicrobial treatment of Mycoplasma genitalium.”
Author
Jørgen Skov Jensen, Statens Serum Institut, Copenhagen, Denmark
Presented
SYMPOSIUM 11 | July 11th – 2:00pm-2:20pm


Abstract Presentation Title
“Clinical management of M. genitalium
Author
Lisa Manhart, University of Washington, USA
Presented
SYMPOSIUM 11 | July 11th – 2:20pm-2:40pm


Abstract Presentation Title
Prevalence of Mycoplasma genitalium and macrolide resistance in asymptomatic men who have sex with men (MSM) attending a sexual health centre.
Author
Tim Read from Melbourne Sexual Health
Presented
ORAL PRESENTATION SESSION 12 (Talk 4) | July 11th – 2:30pm – 3:30pm


Abstract Presentation Title
Clearance of Mycoplasma genitalium and Trichomonas vaginalis among adolescents and young adults with pelvic inflammatory disease: results from the Tech-N Study.
Author
Maria Trent
Presented
ORAL PRESENTATION SESSION 10 (Talk 6) | July 11th – 2:30pm – 3:30pm


Abstract Presentation Title
Cost-effectiveness of antimicrobial resistance point-of-care testing for optimising the treatment of gonorrhoea.
Author
Emma Harding-Esch
Presented
ORAL PRESENTATION SESSION 15 (Talk 3) | July 12th – 10:45am – 12:00pm

Details

Start:
July 9
End:
July 12
Website:
http://stihivrio2017.com/

Venue

Windsor Barra Hotel