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Herpes Virus Infections in the Immunocompromised

Herpes Virus Infections in the Immunocompromised

Herpes Virus Infections in the Immunocompromised

Tim Wreghitt
Tim Wreghitt
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Launch date: 07 May 2018
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Last updated: 21 May 2018

Reference: 188814

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Honourary Consultant Virologist. Dr Tim Wreghitt has a BSc from London University, a PhD from Surrey University and is a Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists, where he is the treasurer and Vice President - elect. He has been in the Cambridge Regional Virus Laboratory for 31 years. He is currently the Regional Microbiologist for the Health Protection Agency for the East of England and Honorary Consultant Virologist at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge. He is also a lecturer in Virology at Cambridge University. He was awarded an OBE for services to clinical virology in 2008.

He has a special interest in virus infections in transplant patients, especially donor-acquired diseases such as CMV. He has also studied these infections in immunocompetent patients. He has edited books on Toxoplasmosis and ELISA assays and is currently writing a book “Virology Made Simple” – aimed at trainee doctors, nurses, GPs and other health professionals.

In the last year, Tim has been responsible for establishing molecular tests for the diagnosis of avian influenza in humans in the Regional Microbiology Laboratories in the UK and for ensuring laboratory preparedness for the next human influenza pandemic.

Objectives

By the end of this session you will be able to:
• Describe which viruses cause the most severe infections
• Detail which viruses can be transmitted via the donated organ(s)
• Describe how these infections can be diagnosed
• Describe how infection can be prevented or made less severe
• Describe how these infections can be treated
Tim Wreghitt

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Tim Wreghitt
on behalf of Health Education England

Honourary Consultant Virologist. Dr Tim Wreghitt has a BSc from London University, a PhD from Surrey University and is a Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists, where he is the treasurer and Vice President - elect. He has been in the Cambridge Regional Virus Laboratory for 31 years. He is currently the Regional Microbiologist for the Health Protection Agency for the East of England and Honorary Consultant Virologist at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge. He is also a lecturer in Virology at Cambridge University. He was awarded an OBE for services to clinical virology in 2008.

He has a special interest in virus infections in transplant patients, especially donor-acquired diseases such as CMV. He has also studied these infections in immunocompetent patients. He has edited books on Toxoplasmosis and ELISA assays and is currently writing a book “Virology Made Simple” – aimed at trainee doctors, nurses, GPs and other health professionals.

In the last year, Tim has been responsible for establishing molecular tests for the diagnosis of avian influenza in humans in the Regional Microbiology Laboratories in the UK and for ensuring laboratory preparedness for the next human influenza pandemic.

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  • Health Education England
  • 0.50 Units -
    Exam Pass Rate: 60

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