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August 1, 2022

Busting 75 Years of ID Myth: Oral Antibiotic Therapy for Osteomyelitis, Bacteremia, and Endocarditis

Presentation by Dr Brad Spellberg Chief Medical Officer at the Los Angeles County-University of Southern California (LAC+USC) Medical Center.

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July 25, 2022

Staphylococcus aureus Network Adaptive Platform – Paediatric and Youth (SNAP-PY)

The SNAP trial includes all age groups because people of all ages, from newborn babies to the elderly, suffer from Staph aureus bloodstream infections, and the treatments are usually the same. This trial will work out how best to treat people of all ages with Staph aureus bloodstream infections.

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November 12, 2021

Staphylococcus aureus and Penicillin: Intertwined throughout history

A summary of how Staphylococcus aureus and penicillin have been instrumental in both the success and failure of one another since they met. Carly Botheras (PhD Candidate, Geelong Centre for Emerging Infectious Diseases, Barwon Health)

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October 29, 2021

Urinary biomarkers

Amy Legg (Clinical Pharmacist) and Prof Marc Scheetz (Professor of Pharmacy and Pharmacology at Midwestern University) explain one of the proposed SNAP substudies involving novel urinary biomarkers.

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October 21, 2021

Simplified consent in comparative effectiveness trials

Prof Steven Tong presented the SNAP Trial as part of the Australian Clinical Trials Alliance's (ACTA) series of resources related to simplified consent in comparative effectiveness trials.

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October 12, 2021

Vancomycin and nephrotoxicity

Amy Legg (Clinical Pharmacist) and Prof Marc Scheetz (Professor of Pharmacy and Pharmacology at Midwestern University) provide an overview of the renal toxicity of vancomycin.

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August 6, 2021

A Consumer Representative's experience of being hospitalised with Staph aureus Bacteraemia

The SNAP Trial includes consumer representation on the global trial steering committee. Read our consumer representative's experience of being hospitalised with S. Aureus bacteraemia.

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July 7, 2021

The genesis of SNAP – from little things, big things grow.

Josh Davis, co-lead of the SNAP trial, writes about how the trial got to where it is today.