Download #2021077 (265.25 KB)
"Barrier-free Testing of Health Care Workers during a surge in COVID-19 cases: Role and Utility"
Principal Presenter: Sarah Hunter
Keywords: Walk-in, COVID-19, Testing
Download #2021076 (346.42 KB)
"A retrospective analysis of re admissions and thromboembolic events in hospitalized patients with COVID-19 in Galway University Hospital"
Principal Presenter: Julie Donnellan
Keywords: COVID-19, Thrombosis, Re-admissions
Download #2021075 (462.8 KB)
"Case Report: Tuberculoma and disseminated tuberculosis presenting as status epilepticus."
Principal Presenter: Ryan Crawford
Download #2021074 (595.26 KB)
"Beaumont initiative in barrier-free SARS-CoV-2 testing."
Principal Presenter: Benson Jacob
Keywords: Barrier- free SARS-CoV-2 testing, Healthcare workers, Beaumont hospital
Download #2021072 (110 KB)
"Staphylococcus Aureus Bacteraemia (SAB) Management Over 1 year In A Tertiary Care University Hospital."
Principal Presenter: Eoin Conlon
Keywords: Staphylococcus Aureus, Echochardiogram, Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus
Download #2021071 (643.78 KB)
"Healthcare Workers' Acceptability of Serial SARS-CoV-2 Testing: A Quality Improvement Initiative"
Principal Presenter: Síle Kelly
Keywords: Testing, Antigen, COVID-19
Download #2021070 (280.18 KB)
"Beware the pseudo-IBD flare – An atypical cause of colitis, pancytopaenia and splenic abscesses in a young patient on anti-TNF therapy for ulcerative colitis"
Principal Presenter: Kate Jackson
Keywords: Yersinia, HLH, colitis
Download #2021069 (825.31 KB)
"Latent TB - The Great Confounder. A Case Report Of Neutrophilic Pericarditis and Diagnostic Uncertainty."
Principal Presenter: Ellen Newman
Keywords: Latent TB, Pericarditis
Download #2021068 (177.26 KB)
"A curious case of chronic Q fever: a case report of protracted diagnosis of C. burnetii chronic infection"
Principal Presenter: Adam Kelly
Keywords: Q fever
Download #2021067 (282.64 KB)
"Acute Pulmonary Embolism: Investigation and diagnosis in the COVID 19 pandemic"
Principal Presenter: Aidan McLaverty
Keywords: Pulmonary embolism, CT pulmonary angiography, COVID 19
Download #2021066 (328.58 KB)
"A retrospective analysis of the vaccination practices at Ireland's largest dedicated HIV vaccination clinic"
Principal Presenter: Peter Conlon
Download #2021063 (1.23 MB)
"Assessment of Perception of Clostridium difficile Infection among clinicians at University Hospital Galway"
Principal Presenter: Amenah Dhannoon
Keywords: Clostridioides difficile (C. diff), Infection Control, Clinical Education
Download #2021062 (211.82 KB)
"Outpatient Parenteral Antimicrobial Therapy (OPAT) readmissions over 1 year in a Tertiary Care University Hospital."
Principal Presenter: Robert Lyons
Keywords: OPAT, readmission, rate
Download #2021061 (148.33 KB)
"Delirium in Covid-19. A Single Centre Audit of Incidence of Delirium Among Patients Presenting with Covid-19 to Beaumont Hospital and Standard Management Received."
Principal Presenter: Thomas Doran
Keywords: Covid, Delirium, Elderly
Download #2021060 (1.05 MB)
"Assessing the impact of COVID-19 on Quality of Life"
Principal Presenter: Conor Moran
Keywords: COVID-19, Quality of life, Long COVID
Download #2021059 (555.5 KB)
"Treatment of HIV-associated Cryptococcal Meningitis and Central Nervous System Cryptococcoma with Isavuconazole"
Principal Presenter: Siobhan O'Regan
Keywords: HIV, Cryptococcal Meningitis, Isavuconazole
Download #2021058 (462.53 KB)
"A Single Centre Experience of Prosthetic Joint Infections (PJI) Management and Outcomes with Outpatient Parenteral Antimicrobial Therapy (OPAT)"
Principal Presenter: Abdubadie Kutubi
Download #2021056 (321.19 KB)
"‘I’m like a fungus; you can’t get rid of me’ or can you? An Audit of Candidaemia Management Over One Year in an Irish Tertiary Care University Hospital"
Principal Presenter: Luke O'Brien
Keywords: Candida, Candidaemia, Fungal
Download #2021055 (57.91 KB)
"Getting Home, Staying Home and Staying Safe: OPAT Discharges during the COVID-19 Pandemic"
Principal Presenter: Dr Susannah Staunton
Keywords: OPAT, Discharge, PICC
Download #2021052 (645.3 KB)
"An Audit of Electronic Prescribing and Monitoring of Amikacin in a large Dublin Hospital"
Principal Presenter: Sarah Kenny
Keywords: Amikacin, Electronicprescribing, Antimicrobials
Download #2021051 (152.9 KB)
"A Pair of Non-HIV, Non-Transplant Cryptococcal Meningitis Cases"
Principal Presenter: Eimear McCrohan
Keywords: Cryptococcal Meningitis, Immunosuppression, Non-HIV
Download #2021050 (544.27 KB)
"Osteomyelitis of the Skull and Skull Base; a Four Year Retrospective Review in Beaumont Hospital, RCSI Group."
Principal Presenter: Bearach Reynolds
Keywords: Osteomyelitis, Skull base, OPAT
Download #2021049 (155.06 KB)
"More than a Bite. The Importance of 16SPCR in the Diagnosis of Culture Negative Infective Endocarditis."
Principal Presenter: Julie-Anne Houlihan
Keywords: Infective endocarditis, Capnocytophaga canimorsus, 16SPCR
Download #2021048 (294.98 KB)
"COVID-19 vaccine uptake in people living with HIV- a retrospective review of patients attending for outpatient clinic review at the beginning of the COVID-19 national vaccination rollout"
Principal Presenter: Rhea O' Regan
Keywords: vaccine hesitancy, COVID-19, PLWH
Download #2021046 (1.26 MB)
"From Kenya to Connolly: A rare case of P. ovale infection during the COVID Pandemic"
Principal Presenter: Aishah Al Yamahi
Download #2021045 (382.55 KB)
"An unusual case of Kaposi’s Sarcoma driven by Hepatitis B co-infection"
Principal Presenter: Rhea O'Regan
Keywords: Kaposi's Sarcoma, HBV, Oncogenic viruses
Download #2021044 (552.74 KB)
"“Time is Brain” Management of Suspected Meningitis In a Tertiary Care University Hospital."
Principal Presenter: Maeve Murphy
Download #2021043 (150.79 KB)
"The Durability of Bictegravir/Tenofovir Alafenamide/Emtricitabine Single Tablet Combination in HIV Patients with M184V Mutation"
Principal Presenter: Dr. Joanne Byrne
Keywords: HIV, Anti-Retroviral Therapy, Viral Resistance
Download #2021042 (320.02 KB)
"Does severity of liver disease affect quality-of-life in patients living with Hepatitis C? Baseline results from the TRACER study."
Principal Presenter: Therese Herlihy
Keywords: liver stiffness, fibrosis, health status indicators
Download #2021041 (844.17 KB)
"Pasturella Multocida Cervical Discitis with Spinal Cord Compression"
Principal Presenter: Caroline Kehoe
Keywords: Pasturella, multocida, spine
Download #2021040 (347.08 KB)
"A comparison of Transient Elastography (TE) with Acoustic Radiation Force Impulse Elastography (ARFI) for the assessment of liver health in patients with Chronic Hepatitis C; baseline results from the TRACER study."
Principal Presenter: Therese Herlihy
Keywords: liver stiffness, fibrosis, ultrasound
Download #2021039 (315.11 KB)
"Weight Changes Associated with Initiation of Bictegravir/Emtricitabine/Tenofovir Alafenamide Fumarate"
Principal Presenter: Dr. Joanne Byrne
Keywords: HIV, Anti-Retroviral Therapy, Integrase Inhibitor
Download #2021038 (678.36 KB)
"Modified Point Prevalence Study of Antifungal use Among Children"
Principal Presenter: Aisha Alkhaaldi
Keywords: antifungals, paediatrics, immunocompromised
Download #2021037 (1.44 MB)
"Castleman’s Disease- Incidental or Instrumental?"
Principal Presenter: Eibhlin Higgins
Keywords: prosthetic joint infection, ortho ID
Download #2021036 (1.06 MB)
"A quality improvement initiative for peripheral vascular catheter related infections"
Principal Presenter: David Moynan
Keywords: healthcare associated infection, peripheral cannula, Staphylococcus aureus
Download #2021034 (316.14 KB)
"Persistent COVID-19 Pneumonia in a Patient on Long-term Rituximab Therapy"
Principal Presenter: Aoife Heeney
Keywords: COVID, PNEUMONIA, RITUXIMAB
Download #2021030 (114.04 KB)
"Persistence of SARS-CoV-2 IgG in Healthcare workers (HCWs) diagnosed with COVID-19 in the first wave of the pandemic"
Principal Presenter: Aimee McGreal-Bellone
Keywords: SARS-CoV-2, Antibodies, anti-nucleocapsid IgG
Download #2021026 (423.74 KB)
"An Unusual Case of Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis (ADEM) and the Diagnostic Challenges Involved in Managing Patients with Human Immunodeficiency Virus"
Principal Presenter: Dr. Caoimhe Ryan
Keywords: HIV, ADEM, Diagnosis
Download #2021024 (182.18 KB)
"A Survey of the Potential Acceptance of a SARS-CoV-2 Vaccine Among People Living with HIV in Ireland"
Principal Presenter: Seán Donohue
Keywords: SARS-CoV-2, Vaccine, COVID-19
Download #2021022 (351.7 KB)
"Antibiotic prescribing patterns in patients hospitalized with COVID-19, lessons from the first wave"
Principal Presenter: Brendan O'Kelly
Keywords: COVID-19, antibiotic prescribing patterns, antimicrobial stewardship
Download #2021021 (581 KB)
"Hospital Antimicrobial Point Prevalence Survey (PPS) in Ireland: 2020"
Principal Presenter: Rebecca Breslin and Sarah Fenton
Keywords: Antimicrobial, PPS, stewardship
Download #2021020 (376.09 KB)
"Acute Bacterial Gastroenteritis: A Retrospective Review of the Clinical Features and Management in a Tertiary Hospital"
Principal Presenter: Daragh McGee
Keywords: gastroenteritis, enterics, diarrhea
Download #2021019 (352.74 KB)
"Documentation of Do-Not-Attempt-Cardiopulmonary-Resuscitation Orders amid the COVID-19 Pandemic"
Principal Presenter: David Connellan
Keywords: COVID-19, Do-Not-Attempt-Cardiopulmonary-Resuscitation, Advanced Care Planning
Download #2021018 (547.36 KB)
"Prospective audit of compliance with antimicrobial guidelines and antimicrobial stewardship interventions in Galway University Hospital (GUH) in Q1 2021 in covid and non-covid wards"
Principal Presenter: Katie McDonough
Keywords: Covid, Antimicrobial, Audit
Download #2021017 (357.45 KB)
"It’s Not Always Infection: A Case of Sulfasalazine-induced Hypersensitivity Syndrome"
Principal Presenter: Aisling Nolan
Keywords: Drug Reaction, Fever, Rash
Download #2021016 (473.1 KB)
"MMUH Infectious Diseases HPV Vaccination Uptake Audit"
Principal Presenter: Padraig Mcgetrrick
Keywords: audit, HPV, HPV vaccine
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"The quality of email consult requests to the Infectious Diseases Department in St. Vincent's University Hospital over 12 months."
Principal Presenter: Irene O'Dea
Keywords: Health Care Quality Assurance, Referral, Infectious Diseases
Download #2021014 (193.06 KB)
"A Review of Antimicrobial Stewardship Interventions at a Tertiary Hospital Centre – A MEG-a Undertaking"
Principal Presenter: Saied Ali
Keywords: Antimicrobial Stewardship, Prescribing, Antibiotics
Download #2021013 (251.49 KB)
"The Management of Patients with Colonization and Infection with Extended-Spectrum β-Lactamase-Producing Enterobacterales and Associated Risk Factors and Patient Outcomes."
Principal Presenter: Stjohn Kelliher
Keywords: ESBLs, Enterobacterales, Infection
Download #2021012 (590.74 KB)
"Localised Treatment of Renal Fungal Balls"
Principal Presenter: Siobhan Quirke
Keywords: fungal renal disease, fungal ball
Download #2021011 (234.2 KB)
"Audit of LTBI/TB Screening in Newly Diagnosed and Transferred HIV Patients Attending an Urban HIV Clinic"
Principal Presenter: Laura O'Doherty
Keywords: Tuberculosis, HIV, Screening
Download #2021010 (224.14 KB)
"Prosthetic Joint Infection: Clinical Outcomes of a Multidisciplinary Approach in a Tertiary Care Centre"
Principal Presenter: Seán Donohue
Keywords: prosthetic joint infection, PJI, DAIR
Download #2021009 (681.04 KB)
"Renal Function Monitoring of Patients Living with HIV on Efavirenz/Emtricitabine/Tenofovir disoproxil (EFV/FTC/TDF) at an Ambulatory HIV Clinic"
Principal Presenter: Rehab Wali
Keywords: tenofovir, eGFR, HIV
Download #2021007 (1.06 MB)
"Potent Antiviral Activity of lenacapavir in Phase 2/3 in Heavily ART-experienced PLWH"
Principal Presenter: Ross Hamilton-Shaw
Keywords: lenacapavir, safety, efficacy
Download #2021006 (1.22 MB)
"Four Year Outcomes of B/F/TAF in Treatment-Naïve Adults"
Principal Presenter: Cindy Elliott
Keywords: Bictegravir, outcomes, long-term