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									                            JOINT MEETING OF THE

                    SCOTTISH VIRAL HEPATITIS GROUP
                   (organisers Dr Bill Carman; Dr Peter Hayes)

                                           AND

              THE SCOTTISH DIAGNOSTIC VIROLOGY GROUP
                      (organiser: Dr Sheila Cameron)



   MANAGEMENT OF HEPATITIS B VIRUS
         INFECTION IN THE
       IMMUNOCOMPROMISED

                              TUESDAY 8 MAY 2007

                      ROYAL SOCIETY OF EDINBURGH
                (5 minute walk from Edinburgh Waverley station)


                                  PROGRAMME

Morning: 10.30 till 12.30. Scene setting

David Mutimer (Birmingham):          HBV and liver transplantation
Yves Benhamou (Paris):               HBV and HIV co-infection
Stephen Barclay (Glasgow):           HBV in haematological malignancy
Stanislas Pol (Paris):               HBV in renal patients

Lunch: 1230 till 1330

Afternoon: 1330 till 1600 Expert panel to discuss prepared algorithms and receive
questions from the audience

Publication

The rapporteur (Stephen Barclay) will prepare a proposed pragmatic guideline in
advance, get it agreed by the speakers, and then write the final draft of the paper,
incorporating views expressed at the meeting for publication (hopefully) in the
Journal of Clinical Virology.


                   There are 120 places available. Please email
      Sheila.cameron@northglasgow.scot.nhs.uk in order to book your place.

								
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