Target Audience

This activity is specifically designed for laboratory technologists, managers and clinicians involved in the use of diagnostic test results to guide rational use of antimicrobials and in antimicrobial stewardship (AMS) programmes.

Learning Objectives

At the end of the case, learners should be able to:

  • Challenge learner knowledge gained to date through the various AMR courses on GHCPD

  • Solve real-world AMR cases that address the epidemiology, clinical manifestations, microbiology diagnosis and treatment of different bacteria/situations of global AMR concern

  • Apply practical use skills and viable solutions to aid in decision making and laboratory testing

Case 1 Outline

(Approximately 60 minutes to complete the case)

  • Introduction/Scenario

  • Clinical Symptoms/Signs

  • Laboratory Testing

  • Diagnosis

  • Treatment

  • Follow-up

  • Summary and Learning Points

Case Director

Dr. Carl Boodman, University of Manitoba (Canada), Institute of Tropical Medicine, (Belgium) & University of Antwerp


  • Professor Rosanna Peeling, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and International Diagnostics Centre, UK

  • Dr. Noah Fongwen, Africa Centres for Disease Control & Prevention and London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, UK

  • Dr. Lara Vojnov, Chief Scientist, Global Health Impact Group, US

  • Dr. Debi Boeras, Founder & CEO of Global Health Impact Group and Global Health CPD, US

  • Dr. Nitin Gupta, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, India


  • International Diagnostics Centre (IDC) at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM)

  • University of Manitoba, Canada

  • Institute of Tropical Medicine, (Belgium) & University of Antwerp

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