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IUSTI - l’UIIT Canada: Mycoplasma genitalium infections: a challenge for clinicians
IUSTI Canada Webinar Series | Série de webinaires de l’UIITS Canada

1. Clinical presentation: Recognize clinical manifestation associated with infection
2. Epidemiology: Appreciate what is known on the global and Canadian burden of infection
3. Laboratory: Identify symptomatic individuals for whom testing is indicated and perform the recommended samples
4. Antimicrobial resistance: Appreciate what is known on AMR in Canada
5. Treatment: Prescribe antibiotics according to guidelines and resistance challenges
6. Public Health: Councel for partner notification, testing and treatment

Sep 26, 2022 12:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Speakers

Annie-Claude Labbé
Professeure agrégée de clinique @Université de Montréal, Faculté de médecine - Département de microbiologie, infectiologie et immunologie
Dre Labbé a complété son doctorat en médecine à l’Université de Sherbrooke en 1993 et a obtenu son diplôme de spécialiste en maladies infectieuses et microbiologie médicale en 1999. Elle a poursuivi une formation postdoctorale de recherche à l’Université de Toronto (biologie moléculaire: gènes de résistance aux antipaludéens de Plasmodium falciparum, sous la supervision de Kevin Kain), puis à l’Université Laval (épidémiologie des infections transmissibles sexuellement chez les travailleuses du sexe au Bénin et au Ghana, sous la supervision de Michel Alary). Depuis 2002, elle pratique comme microbiologiste-infectiologue à l’Hôpital Maisonneuve-Rosemont. Elle est membre du Comité consultatif sur les ITSS de l’Institut national de santé publique du Canada (INSPQ) et du Comité consultatif national sur les infections transmissibles sexuellement et par le sang de l’Agence de santé publique du Canada (ASPC).
Irene Martin
Head, Streptococcus and STI Unit @National Microbiology Laboratory, Public Health Agency of Canada
As Head of the Streptococcus and STI Unit, Irene provides laboratory reference and surveillance services including bacteriological and molecular characterizations for Neisseria gonorrhoeae, Mycoplasma genitalium, Streptococcus pneumoniae, Streptococcus pyogenes, and Streptococcus agalactiae. Research and development includes: a Streptococcus and Gonococcus genomics program; development of novel molecular diagnostic assays to detect antimicrobial resistance in clinical specimens; characterizing antimicrobial resistance mechanisms and monitoring emerging resistances.
Marc Steben
family physician, president of IUSTI Canada and president elect International Society for STD Research
As a family physician, Marc concentrates his clinical interest on sexual health, mainly chronic genital diseases. Research, development and publications field include therapeutic approaches to chronic genital pain, prevention and treatment of genital herpes and development of HPV prophylactic vaccine.