Bacterial vaginosis is one of the most common vaginal infections. Dr. Phillip Hay from the St. Georges University Hospital will explain the signs and symptoms as well as the course of the disease and possible treatment options. He will discuss the importance of the vaginal microbiome and include different case studies.
Afterwards, Prof. Ana Palmeira de Oliveira will explain the importance of biofilm formation for bacteria and pathogens, how this mechanism is hindering effective treatment of bacterial vaginosis and she will give an update on new data regarding the effect of different antiinfectives on the biofilm in vitro.
Approved with 1 point of SGGG (swiss association of gynecologist and obstetrics)
Prof. Ana Palmeira de Oliveira
Professor and Researcher, University of Beira-Interior, Research Center of Health Sciences, Co-Funder of Labfit, Covilha, Portugal
Dr. Phillip Hay Director of clinical research, St. Georges University Hospital, London, UK