01 September 2015

NICE, Level 1a, City Tower, Piccadilly Plaza, Manchester

The meeting will start promptly at 10:30 and is anticipated to finish by 16:00

Please note that this agenda is subject to change prior to the meeting.

Final Agenda

1. Welcome and introduction to format of meeting - Part 1 only (open session)

2. Apologies - Part 1 only (open session)

3. Any other business - Part 1 only (open session)

4. Assessment of Sepsis: The LightCycler SeptiFast Test MGRADE, SepsiTest and IRIDICA BAC BSI assay for rapidly identifying bloodstream bacteria and fungi

4.1. Declarations of interest - Part 1 only (open session)

4.2. Introduction by the Chair, Professor Adrian Newland - Part 1 only (open session)

4.3. Presentation by the Lead team, Michael Messenger, Deputy Director and Scientific Manager, Leeds Diagnostics Evidence Cooperative; Cassie Pope, Consultant Clinical Scientist and Chris Hyde, Professor of Public Health and Clinical Epidemiology - Part 1 AND Part 2 (open and closed session)

4.4. Agreement on the content of the Diagnostics Consultation Document (DCD) - Part 2 only (closed session)

Date, time and venue of next Diagnositcs Advisory Committee meeting

Wednesday 30 September 2015 10.30 – 16.30, NICE, Level 1a, City Tower, Piccadilly Plaza, Manchester, M1 4BT

Please note all timings are approximate.

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To register

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The closing date for registration is Monday 17 August 2015. Please note that it may not be possible to accept late registration requests.

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Registration period: 03 to 17 August 2015
Registration is closed.