Kantonsspital St.Gallen

Deciphering Antimicrobial Resistance Mechanisms of E. coli and P.aeruginosa isolated from Patients with Urinary Tract and Surgical Site Infections at St. Francis Referral Hospital, Ifakara-Tanzania

Baharak Babouee Flury

abstract This study aims at closing this knowledge gap by contributing in defining resistance epidemiology and mechanisms for above mentioned pathogens in Tanzania. Helping to improve local infection control and serve as guide to physicians on the choice of antimicrobial treatment.
this is a large longitudinal study in addition evaluating risk factors for antimicrobial resistance.
the study is conducted in collaboration of the Swiss Tropical Health Institute and in stage of patient/sample recruitment
project partner Prof. Maja Weisser, Swiss TPH/University Hospital Basel
type of project fundamental research
status ongoing - recruiting phase
start of project 2021
end of project 2024
project manager Baharak Babouee Flur