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Webinar: Procalcitonin and COVID-19

Monday 18th January 14:30-15:40hrs

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Co-presenters: Dr Kordo Saaed – Southampton, David Partridge – Sheffield
Chaired by: Dr Jonathan Sandoe – Leeds

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This webinar is supported by an educational grant from Thermofisher.

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  • Dr Jonathan Sandoe, Associate Professor of Microbiology

    Dr Jonathan Sandoe is Associate Professor of Medical Microbiology at the University of Leeds and Honorary Consultant Microbiologist at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust. Clinical and research interests include management of infective endocarditis, healthcare associated infections and antimicrobial stewardship, from behaviour change to clinical trials. He currently leads the NIHR-funded PEACH study Procalcitonin: Evaluation of Antibiotic use in COVID-19 Hospitalised patients.

  • Dr Kordo Saeed, Consultant clinical microbiologist

    Consultant clinical microbiologist at University of Southampton Medical School. He is passionate about infection prevention & control, antibiotic stewardship and management of bone and joint infections.

  • Dr David Partridge, Consultant Microbiologist

    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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