The use of genomic testing in infection control could save 650 lives a year in Qld
In the lead up to World Antibiotic Awareness Week, Queensland Genomics hosted a Microbial & Infection Control Genomics Workshop in November 2019.
The workshop demonstrated the potential of microbial genomics and how to apply it to hospital outbreaks and infection control management.
Queensland Genomics received a lot of interest in the 1 day workshop, which was attended by infection control practitioners and nurses, microbiologists, scientists and clinical researchers.
The workshop included practical sessions for:
You can access the workshop content for each session below:
Epidemiologist, Cairns and Hinterland Hospital and Health Service
Queensland Genomics would like to thank UQCCR, The PA Hospital, Royal Brisbane & Women’s Hospital, and the Beatson Lab at UQ for supporting us to create the program of content for this workshop.