EBJIS 2016 Eugenia Svetlana Tamta1PRO-IMPLANT Foundation had the honor to support three young scientists: Maria Eugenia Butini, Dr. Svetlana Karbysheva and Dr. Tamta Tkhilaishvili presenting their research projects in EBJIS conference in Oxford, UK in September 1-3, 2016. Dr. Svetlana Karbysheva from Barnaul, Russia, got 1st prize for the best poster.

The 35th annual conference gathered 635 participants from 49 countries within and outside Europe. The scientific programme included 127 oral presentations and 145 posters.

Dr. Svetlana Karbysheva from the Federal Center of Arthroplasty, Barnaul, Russia in collaboration with the PRO-IMPLANT Foundation, Berlin, Germany, got the 1st prize for the best poster at 35th EBJIS conference in Oxford. The role of D-lactate as a pathogen specific marker in synovial fluid in native and prosthetic joints compared to leukocytes in this research project was evaluated. It was demonstrated high analytical performance and diagnostic capabilities of synovial fluid D-lactate measurement for the diagnosis of infection in native and prosthetic joins. It is rapid and accurate test for differentiating infection from aseptic inflammatory joint conditions, such as rheumatoid arthritis or gout. The test can be performed in <1 hour in the outpatient setting.

From left: Maria Eugenia Butini from Charité University Berlin, Germany; Dr. Svetlana Karbysheva from Federal Center of Traumatology, Orthopedics and Endoprosthesis Replacement, Barnaul, Russia, Dr. Tamta Tkhilaishvili from Tbilisi State Medical University, Georgia.


See the posters here:

Butini M.E., Evaluation of antibiotic activity against planktonic and biofilm Staphylococcus aureus by microcalorimetry

Karbysheva S., Synovial fluid D-lactate, a bacterial-specific marker for infection of native and prosthetic joints

Tkhilaishvili T., High activity of bacteriophages against planktonic and biofilm Escherichia coli by microcalorimetry

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