Seminar “Current and Emerging techniques in testing and researching antibiotic-resistant germs” – NIHE

On 11 December, the seminar “Current and Emerging techniques in testing and researching antibiotic-resistant germs” was held at Army hotel with the participation of domestic and foreign doctors and experts.

The seminar “Current and Emerging techniques in testing and researching antibiotic-resistant germs” was held by National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology (NIHE) in the project “Support capacity for safety, biosecurity, quality management and advanced technologies for antibiotic-resistant bacteria surveillance systems in Vietnam” sponsored by FHI organization, approved by Ministry of Health at Decision number 5744/QĐ-BYT on 9 December 2019.

Reports at the seminar

  • The role and application of modern molecular biology techniques in fast and accurate diagnosis of pathogenic microorganisms – Ph.D Tran Huy Hoang, National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology (NIHE)
  • New generation gene sequencing techniques and applications in research, diagnosis and treatment – Sr Applied Genomics Specialist – Illumina.
  • Applying NGS technique in molecular biology research to detect antibiotic-resistant bacteria – Ph.D. Tran Huy Hoang, National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology (NIHE)
  • The spread of strains of intestinal bacteria producing the enzyme KPC resistant to carbapenem isolated from 04 major hospitals in Hanoi – Ph.D. Tran Dieu Linh, National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology (NIHE)
  • Advanced applications of MALDI TOF technology in the rapid identification of pathogens and resistant bacteria – Katherine Tung Regional Sales & Applications Manager South-East Asia.
  • Sepsityper application in bacteria direct identification from positive blood culture bottles – Ph.D. Pham Hong Nhung, Deputy Head of Department of Microbiology at Bach Mai Hospital.
  • Applying Multi Nested PCR technique in quickly detecting pathogens and resistance genes directly from patient samples on Filmarray – GONZALEZ Richard ASPAC BioFire Medical Advisor system.
  • Characteristics of genotype distribution and antibiotic resistance of CDF anaerobic bacteria isolated on diarrhea patients in Hanoi Hospitals – Ph.D. Nguyen Thi Huong Giang, National Hospital of Tropical Diseases, Bach Mai Hospital.

Biomedic was honoured to sponsor this successful seminar and brought those reports from Illumina to doctors and specialists in Vietnam.

Some pictures  at the seminar



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