Infection Prevention when Immunosuppression Exists

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People with autoimmune diseases are more susceptible to infection due to loss of natural immunity - this is often associated with long-term use of medicines. In this lecture, associate professor Louis Roller looks at common causes of immunosuppression and discusses how infections can be minimised among these vulnerable populations.


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Dr Louis Roller has been an academic at the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at Monash University for over 55 years. He served on the Pharmacy Board of Victoria for 22 years and is the author of hundreds of scientific and professional articles. Louis was made a life member of the Australasian Pharmaceutical Sciences Association in 2012 and was awarded the life-long achievement award from the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia in 2014. He is a prolific provider of education for Ausmed and for the University of the Third Age. He was awarded an AM in 2023.
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First Published27 November 2022
Updated27 November 2022
27 November 2024
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