Jan 19, 2023
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Our annual conference will take place on 21st and 22nd May 2024 in Birmingham. This year we have expert speakers covering topics including Metagenomics, Long COVID-19, HPV, emerging vector borne infections, and wastewater surveillance plus offered talks from a wide range of UK based virologists All infection science staff are welcome to attend, and those in training grades may be able to receive a bursary worth up to £300 to cover attendance For more information on the conference and to register, and to understand more about the UK CVN, please visit http://www.clinicalvirology.org/ or search UK CVN
The CVN welcomes Kelly Bicknell, Virology Specialist Clinical Scientist at Portsmouth Hospitals University NHS Trust, as our Meetings Secretary. We would like to thank her predecessor, Stephen Winchester, for all his work over the years and it is a seamless transition as Kelly has helped Stephen organise and ensure the smooth running of the annual scientific conference over the last few years. Kelly has stepped down from her role as clinical scientist representative and we would like to thank her for supporting and representing her colleagues as well as communicating the benefits of CVN membership to various groups.
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Diagnostics.ai helps laboratories to automate their in-house qPCR testing by providing automated data interpretation and proactive monitoring services. Based on advanced machine learning techniques it replicates the laboratory’s SOP and works with files from all major thermocyclers. Using our system can help save money, cut interpretation time by 90%, reduce repeat runs and ease adherence to ISO15189.
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Edmund Halley Road
Oxford Science Park
Oxford OX4 4DQ
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0121 468 0015
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Oaks Business Park
0800 032 3318
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The Venture Centre,
Sir William Lyons Road,
University of Warwick Science Park,
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West of Scotland Science park
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A 30 year old man is admitted to hospital with sore throat, cervical lymphadenopathy and a rash. What tests, may be more than one, would you request?
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HIV negative, CMV IgM positive EBV VCA IgM positive
Which of the answers, may be more than one, below best fit what you would do next?
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Rheumatoid factor is negative and the EBV IgG avidity is high and the CMV IgG avidity is low.
How would you interpret these results?
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