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Enteric fever

22nd Apr 2024
2:00 - 2:30pm (BST)
22nd Apr 2024
2:00 - 2:30pm (BST)
Not an online event
Attendance certificate available
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Microbiology departmental teaching session

Summary

Boost your understanding of Enteric fever at our highly informative Microbiology Departmental Teaching Session. This session is perfect for medical professionals wanting to enhance their knowledge and diagnostic skills. Discover the latest insights into the disease’s pathogenesis, identification methods, treatment strategies, and more. Don't miss this unique opportunity to delve into this crucial subject with leading experts in microbiology.
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Learning objectives

1. Understand the pathogens causing Enteric Fever: The learners should be able to identify the two main pathogens responsible for Enteric fever, Salmonella typhi, and Salmonella paratyphi, and comprehend their significant characteristics. 2. Identify the Transmission Modes and Risk Factors: By the end of the session, participants should be able to explain how Enteric fever is spread through fecal-oral transmission, outline its prevalence in different geographical locations, and identify risk factors such as poor sanitation and contaminated food or water. 3. Master the Symptoms and Diagnosis of Enteric Fever: Participants should be able to list the common signs and symptoms of Enteric fever, understand the incubation period, and describe diagnostic methods, including blood, stool, and bone marrow cultures. 4. Comprehend Treatment and Prevention Strategies: The learners should be able to explain the various treatment options for Enteric fever, including the appropriate antibiotic therapy and the management of possible complications. They should also be made aware of the importance of effective sanitation and vaccination for the prevention of the disease. 5. Gain Insight into Antimicrobial Resistance: Building on their knowledge of treatment, participants should gain an understanding of the increasing scenario of antimicrobial resistance in Salmonella strains and its implications on
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22nd Apr 2024
2:00 - 2:30pm (BST)
Not an online event
Attendance certificate available
This event has ended. Similar events
Free
IN PERSON