- Professor Paul Heath
- Dr Stefania Vergnano
Date of Recording
November 8, 2022
November 7, 2024
1) Learn about the epidemiology of Listeria in the context of neonatal infections
2) Learn about management of listeria sepsis and meningitis in the neonates
3) Understand the implication of this study finding on the current NICE guidance on "fever in under 5s", "meningitis and meningococcal septicaemia in under 16" and "sepsis: recognition, diagnosis and early management"
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- BPSU study – Listeria infection in infants
- BMJ Journal: Listeria infection in young infants: results from a national surveillance study in the UK and Ireland
- PubMed.gov: Incidence, etiology, and outcome of bacterial meningitis in infants aged <90 days in the United kingdom and Republic of Ireland: prospective, enhanced, national population-based surveillance
- PubMed.Gov: Neonatal listeriosis in the UK 2004-2014
How to Manage: Paediatric Sepsis
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Bacterial Meningitis & Meningococcal Septicaemia
This RCPCH Paediatric and Child Health Essentials: Bacterial Meningitis and Meningococcal Septicaemia eLearning module has been designed to primarily revise essential knowledge and understanding of the disease and gives learners the opportunity to access key components of the How to Manage course.
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Professor Paul Heath
Professor of Paediatric Infectious Diseases at St George's where he is Director of the Vaccine Institute
Paul’s research has focused on the epidemiology of vaccine-preventable diseases, and clinical vaccine trials, particularly in at-risk groups, and in perinatal infections. He has published more than 330 articles in these areas. He coordinates a European neonatal infection surveillance network and other recent work includes national surveillance on neonatal meningitis, neonatal Group B Streptococcus and Listeria infections, maternal immunization trials and studies of different vaccine schedules in preterm infants. Paul sits on national UK committees concerned with meningitis, Group B Streptococcus prevention and immunization policies in children. He is Chair of the Research Committee of the European Society of Paediatric Infectious Diseases, Section Editor of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Journal, Expert Adviser for the NICE Centre for Guidelines and Member of the WHO Technical Advisory Group on GBS Vaccine Development. He is also the South London Clinical Research Network Speciality Lead for Children’s Research.
Dr Stefania Vergnano
Paediatric Infectious Diseases and Immunology Consultant
Stefania is primarily a clinicians with an interest in antimicrobial stewardship and infection control. Her research interests are neonatal infections and implementation research.
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