ePosters

  • "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

  • "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

  • "Case Report: Tuberculoma and disseminated tuberculosis presenting as status epilepticus."

    Principal Presenter: Ryan Crawford

  • "Beaumont initiative in barrier-free SARS-CoV-2 testing."

    Principal Presenter: Benson Jacob
    Keywords: Barrier- free SARS-CoV-2 testing, Healthcare workers, Beaumont hospital

  • "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

  • "Healthcare Workers' Acceptability of Serial SARS-CoV-2 Testing: A Quality Improvement Initiative"

    Principal Presenter: Síle Kelly
    Keywords: Testing, Antigen, COVID-19

  • "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

  • "Latent TB - The Great Confounder. A Case Report Of Neutrophilic Pericarditis and Diagnostic Uncertainty."

    Principal Presenter: Ellen Newman
    Keywords: Latent TB, Pericarditis

  • "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

  • "Acute Pulmonary Embolism: Investigation and diagnosis in the COVID 19 pandemic"

    Principal Presenter: Aidan McLaverty
    Keywords: Pulmonary embolism, CT pulmonary angiography, COVID 19

  • "A retrospective analysis of the vaccination practices at Ireland's largest dedicated HIV vaccination clinic"

    Principal Presenter: Peter Conlon

  • "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

  • "Outpatient Parenteral Antimicrobial Therapy (OPAT) readmissions over 1 year in a Tertiary Care University Hospital."

    Principal Presenter: Robert Lyons
    Keywords: OPAT, readmission, rate

  • "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

  • "Assessing the impact of COVID-19 on Quality of Life"

    Principal Presenter: Conor Moran
    Keywords: COVID-19, Quality of life, Long COVID

  • "Treatment of HIV-associated Cryptococcal Meningitis and Central Nervous System Cryptococcoma with Isavuconazole"

    Principal Presenter: Siobhan O'Regan
    Keywords: HIV, Cryptococcal Meningitis, Isavuconazole

  • "A Single Centre Experience of Prosthetic Joint Infections (PJI) Management and Outcomes with Outpatient Parenteral Antimicrobial Therapy (OPAT)"

    Principal Presenter: Abdubadie Kutubi

  • "‘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

  • "Getting Home, Staying Home and Staying Safe: OPAT Discharges during the COVID-19 Pandemic"

    Principal Presenter: Dr Susannah Staunton
    Keywords: OPAT, Discharge, PICC

  • "An Audit of Electronic Prescribing and Monitoring of Amikacin in a large Dublin Hospital"

    Principal Presenter: Sarah Kenny
    Keywords: Amikacin, Electronicprescribing, Antimicrobials

  • "A Pair of Non-HIV, Non-Transplant Cryptococcal Meningitis Cases"

    Principal Presenter: Eimear McCrohan
    Keywords: Cryptococcal Meningitis, Immunosuppression, Non-HIV

  • "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

  • "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

  • "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

  • "From Kenya to Connolly: A rare case of P. ovale infection during the COVID Pandemic"

    Principal Presenter: Aishah Al Yamahi
    Keywords: malaria

  • "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

  • "“Time is Brain” Management of Suspected Meningitis In a Tertiary Care University Hospital."

    Principal Presenter: Maeve Murphy

  • "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

  • "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

  • "Pasturella Multocida Cervical Discitis with Spinal Cord Compression"

    Principal Presenter: Caroline Kehoe
    Keywords: Pasturella, multocida, spine

  • "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

  • "Weight Changes Associated with Initiation of Bictegravir/Emtricitabine/Tenofovir Alafenamide Fumarate"

    Principal Presenter: Dr. Joanne Byrne
    Keywords: HIV, Anti-Retroviral Therapy, Integrase Inhibitor

  • "Modified Point Prevalence Study of Antifungal use Among Children"

    Principal Presenter: Aisha Alkhaaldi
    Keywords: antifungals, paediatrics, immunocompromised

  • "Castleman’s Disease- Incidental or Instrumental?"

    Principal Presenter: Eibhlin Higgins
    Keywords: prosthetic joint infection, ortho ID

  • "A quality improvement initiative for peripheral vascular catheter related infections"

    Principal Presenter: David Moynan
    Keywords: healthcare associated infection, peripheral cannula, Staphylococcus aureus

  • "Persistent COVID-19 Pneumonia in a Patient on Long-term Rituximab Therapy"

    Principal Presenter: Aoife Heeney
    Keywords: COVID, PNEUMONIA, RITUXIMAB

  • "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

  • "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

  • "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

  • "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

  • "Hospital Antimicrobial Point Prevalence Survey (PPS) in Ireland: 2020"

    Principal Presenter: Rebecca Breslin and Sarah Fenton
    Keywords: Antimicrobial, PPS, stewardship

  • "Acute Bacterial Gastroenteritis: A Retrospective Review of the Clinical Features and Management in a Tertiary Hospital"

    Principal Presenter: Daragh McGee
    Keywords: gastroenteritis, enterics, diarrhea

  • "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

  • "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

  • "It’s Not Always Infection: A Case of Sulfasalazine-induced Hypersensitivity Syndrome"

    Principal Presenter: Aisling Nolan
    Keywords: Drug Reaction, Fever, Rash

  • "MMUH Infectious Diseases HPV Vaccination Uptake Audit"

    Principal Presenter: Padraig Mcgetrrick
    Keywords: audit, HPV, HPV vaccine

  • "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

  • "A Review of Antimicrobial Stewardship Interventions at a Tertiary Hospital Centre – A MEG-a Undertaking"

    Principal Presenter: Saied Ali
    Keywords: Antimicrobial Stewardship, Prescribing, Antibiotics

  • "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

  • "Localised Treatment of Renal Fungal Balls"

    Principal Presenter: Siobhan Quirke
    Keywords: fungal renal disease, fungal ball

  • "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

  • "Prosthetic Joint Infection: Clinical Outcomes of a Multidisciplinary Approach in a Tertiary Care Centre"

    Principal Presenter: Seán Donohue
    Keywords: prosthetic joint infection, PJI, DAIR

  • "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

  • "Potent Antiviral Activity of lenacapavir in Phase 2/3 in Heavily ART-experienced PLWH"

    Principal Presenter: Ross Hamilton-Shaw
    Keywords: lenacapavir, safety, efficacy

  • "Four Year Outcomes of B/F/TAF in Treatment-Naïve Adults"

    Principal Presenter: Cindy Elliott
    Keywords: Bictegravir, outcomes, long-term

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