How to Effectively Reduce Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Cross-Contamination Risk in Ultrasound

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How to Effectively Reduce Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Cross-Contamination Risk in Ultrasound

Speakers: Dr Craig Meyers, World Renowned Expert in HPV Research, Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, Penn State College of Medicines & Dr David Weber, Professor of Medicine, Pediatrics, Epidemiology Associate Chief Medical Officer, UNC Hospitals Medical Director, Hospital Epidemiology

Host: Glen Ewing, Director, Germitec UK    

Synopsis: Dr David Weber will provide a research overview on vaginal ultrasound probe contamination despite the use of probe covers and Low-Level Disinfection. Dr Craig Meyers will then give his expertise in HPV research. He was the first lab to develop a technique to grow natural High-Risk HPV that causes 70% of cervical cancer and other anogenital cancers. He will discuss how it has been applied in product research to ensure US probe reprocessing effectively kills the virus.

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