Third Joint Conference of BHIVA with BASHH Presentations - Thursday 3rd April 2014

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BHIVA / BASHH Plenary Session 2: Clinical and community practice

Strategies for retaining people living with HIV in care
Dr Vanessa Apea, Barts Health NHS Trust, London and Ms Eileen Nixon, Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust

HIV testing: new technologies and new strategies for those at higher risk
Dr Alan McOwan, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London

Partner notification for HIV: maximising positive outcomes
Dr Ann Sullivan, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London

MRC Clinical Trials Unit Session

Protease inhibitors: what's the best companion?
Professor Nick Paton, MRC Clinical Trials Unit at UCL, London

Protease inhibitors: what's the best companion?
Professor Abdel Babiker, MRC Clinical Trials Unit at UCL, London

National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyle (NATSAL)

National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyle (NATSAL)
Professor Anne Johnson, UCL Institute of Epidemiology and Health Care, London

Oral Research Presentations: Session 2 - Basic science and immunology

Abstract O10: Evaluation of circulating gut-homing T cells as a marker of HIV-1 progression and immune reconstitution
Dr Lucy Dorrell, University of Oxford

Abstract O11: Beneficial effect of NNRTI over boosted PI first line cART on CD4 T-cell restoration in older HIV-1+ patients
Dr Anna Herasimtschuk, Imperial College London

Abstract O12: Protection versus pathology in aviremic and high viral load HIV-2 infection – the pivotal role of immune activation and T-cell kinetics
Professor Derek Macallan, St George's, University of London

Abstract O13: IP-10 levels in HIV/HCV co-infection decrease with the initiation of successful antiretroviral (ART) therapy: Implications for earlier ART in co-infected patients?
Dr Kate Childs, King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London

Abstract O14: The effect of HCV infection duration on HIV disease progression
Mr Jamie Inshaw, University College London

Abstract O15: Immunological efficacy of a prime-boost vaccine strategy combining the 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV13) followed by the 23-valent Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Vaccine (PPV23) versus PPV 23 alone in HIV-infected adults
Dr Corinna Sadlier, St James's Hospital, Dublin, Ireland

Oral Research Presentations: Session 3 - Service delivery

Abstract O16: Less is more: The impact of a new senior model on clinic throughput and its ability to support staff to reach their full potential
Dr Anatole Menon-Johansson, Guy's & St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, London

Abstract O17: ePN: electronic partner notification is an effective, efficient method to deliver partner notification and capture verified outcomes
Dr Ann Sullivan, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London

Abstract O18: Active recall for HIV/STI testing: a systematic review
Dr Monica Desai, Public Health England

Abstract O19: Patients' referral pathway in the first year of HIV care
Dr Zheng Yin, Public Health England

Abstract O20: Trends in HIV testing outside of traditional services
Ms Sarah Collins, Public Health England

Abstract O21: Home HIV sampling linked to national HIV testing campaigns: a novel approach to improve HIV diagnosis
Dr Michael Brady, Terrence Higgins Trust

BHIVA / BASHH Lunchtime Workshop 4

Legal responses to HIV & other STIs: professional obligations, medical ethics and public health
Professor Matthew Weait, Birkbeck, University of London and Dr Mark Lawton, Royal Liverpool University Hospital

BHIVA / BASHH Lunchtime Workshop 5 - Pregnancy, breastfeeding and HIV: Experience and case presentations

Panel
Dr Fiona Lyons, St James's Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
Dr Andrew Riordan, Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust, Liverpool

Third trimester conundrum
Dr Subathira Dakshina, Barts Health NHS Trust

The challenges of adherence during pregnancy
Dr Olivia Drew, Solent NHS Trust

Clinical dilemmas in supporting women living with HIV to breastfeed
Ms Emma Macfarlane, Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust

BHIVA / BASHH Lunchtime Skills Workshop 6

Preventing sexually transmitted infection re-infection
Dr Claudia Estcourt, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry

Oral Research Presentations: Session 4 - Complications and co-morbidities

Abstract O22: A hepatitis C virus core antigen assay is a cost-effective, sensitive and specific test in the detection of acute hepatitis C infection in HIV-infected subjects
Mr Robert Carney, Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust

Abstract O23: Seminal HCV RNA level may mirror dynamics of plasma HCV RNA in HIV-positive men with acute HCV
Dr Daniel Bradshaw, Kirby Institute, University of New South Wales Sydney, Australia

Abstract O24: Second malignancies in patients with Kaposi's sarcoma (KS): Does systemic chemotherapy contribute to the risk?
Miss Maggie Smith, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London

Abstract O25: End-stage kidney disease and kidney transplantation in HIV-positive patients in the UK Collaborative HIV Cohort (CHIC) Study
Ms Sophie Jose, University College London

Abstract O26: Management of cardiovascular risk in HIV–positive individuals in Europe
Dr Maryam Shahmanesh, University College London

Abstract O27: Disease burden due non-chronic viral hepatitis-related liver disease in HIV-positive individuals: preliminary results from a longitudinal cohort study
Dr Natalie Shur,The Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton

Abstract O28: Attitude of HIV patients towards organ transplant between HIV patients
Dr Huda Taha, Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust

Abstract O29: Facilitating self-care in HIV with digital patient-controlled health records
Dr Zoe Warwick, Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust

Abstract O30: Validation of the rationalisation of routine blood tests and visits for HIV-1-infected individuals
Dr Alastair Teague, Guy's & St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, London

Oral Research Presentations: Session 5 - Sexually transmitted infections

Abstract O31: The epidemiology of Mycoplasma genitalium in the British population: Findings from the third National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles (Natsal-3)
Dr Pam Sonnenberg, University College London

Abstract O32: The prevalence of Mycoplasma genitalium among male GUM attendees using an in-house PCR on BD Max platform
Ms Rebecca Slack, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals

Abstract O33: Human papillomavirus infection and cervical cancer prevention in Britain: findings from the third National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles (Natsal-3)
Dr Clare Tanton, University College London

Abstract O34: Feasibility and acceptability of a quadrivalent human papillomavirus vaccination programme (HPV4) for young men who have sex with men (MSM) within a comprehensive sexually transmitted infection (STI) testing and sexual health engagement strategy: Results from the first year
Dr John McSorley, North West London Hospitals NHS Trust

Abstract O35: High-risk drug practices associated with Shigella flexneri serotype 3a infections amongst men who have sex with men (MSM) in England
Ms Victoria Gilbart, Public Health England

Abstract O36: Gastroenterology out-patient clinic: rectal pain and discharge associated with a history of receptive anal sex in women
Dr Sarah Allstaff, NHS Tayside, Scotland

Abstract O37: Highly diverse genotypes of rectal Chlamydia trachomatis, using multi-locus VNTR analysis (MLVA)-ompA sequencing, among men who have sex with men (MSM) attending a GUM clinic
Dr Judith Zhou, Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust

Abstract O38: Performance of ceftriaxone 500mg-containing regimens for treatment of genital and extra-genital gonorrhoea
Dr Selena Singh, Guy's & St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, London

Abstract O39: Detection of HIV-1 viral load in the rectum
Dr Julie Fox, Guy's & St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, London

BHIVA / BASHH Audit Session

BASHH national audit on the management of anogenital herpes
Dr Anatole Menon-Johansson, Guy's & St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, London

BHIVA / BASHH Plenary Session 3: The virtual clinic

Managing men with M. genitalium urethritis
Professor Jonathan Ross, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Trust

Investigating pyrexia of unknown origin
Dr Andy Ustianowski, North Manchester General Hospital

Safeguarding and sexual health in HIV
Ms Linda Furness, Cardiff Royal Infirmary