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HPRU in Blood Borne and Sexually Transmitted Infections at EASL 2016

24 August, 2016

Work by the HPRU in Blood borne and Sexually Transmitted Infections was presented at the 2016 international liver congress (EASL), held in Barcelona, Spain.

EASL, The International Liver Congress 2016, was held from 13th -17th April 2016, in Barcelona, Spain.

The conference attracts hepatology experts and top researchers to share their work on liver disease.


The HPRU had two abstracts presented at EASL 2016, covering both themes B, reducing the burden of undiagnosed STIs and BBVs, and theme C, improving the care and management of people with STIs and BBVs.


Lukasz Cieply, gave a presentation on ‘The Feasibility of blood borne virus testing in inner-city emergency departments’ during the EU and public health session on Saturday 16th April, and a poster by Ruth Simmons on the ‘Cascade of care for persons testing anti-HCV positive, 2002-2013, England’ was available on Friday 15th.


For more information on the conference, visit the official  EASL website.