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Innovation in point-of-care diagnostics for sepsis and bloodstream infections

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Speakers:

  • Till Bachmann, University of Edinburgh, UK
  • Amrita Sukrity, SpotSense, India
  • David Anderson, Burnet Institute, Australia

Moderator: Caroline Purslow, Nesta Challenges

In this webinar our moderator Caroline Purslow (Nesta Challenges) welcomed three speakers.

Till Bachmann gave an overview of recent advances in AMR diagnostics development. He discussed:

  1. State of the art approaches for diagnosing infections and AMR
  2. Pipeline of promising tests
  3. Challenges of adoption

Amrita Sukrity drew from her experience as a founder of SpotSense and talked about diagnosis of neonatal sepsis at the community level. Topics discussed included:

  1. Challenges across diagnosing newborn sepsis in NICU vs. in the community
  2. Identifying different phases of sepsis by combining risk parameters and biomarker data
  3. Creating outlines for biomarker-based differential diagnosis: work ahead

And finally, David Anderson’s presentation ‘CD64 as a host-response biomarker in sepsis and severe infections’ covered:

  1. Limitations of flow cytometry for CD64 as a diagnostic tool of sepsis and severe infections in emergency situations
  2. Novel observations on CD64 biology that should facilitate more sensitive a point-of-care (POC) diagnostic tests for sepsis and severe infections
  3. The ongoing development of a POC diagnostic test for neutrophil CD64

The presentation was followed by a Q&A session.


This live webinar including interactive Q&A session was broadcast on 26 November 2019.

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2019-12-04T14:41:28+00:00