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Linkage Projects - Grant ID: LP130100736 [ 2013 - 2016 ]

Research Grant

[Cite as http://purl.org/au-research/grants/arc/LP130100736]

Researchers Dr Darren Trott; Prof Mark Schembri; A/Prof Jacqueline Norris; Dr Justine Gibson; Dr Scott Beatson; Dr Stephen Page; Dr Andrew Allen; Dr Joanne Platell; A/Prof David Jordan; Dr Nicky Buller;

Brief description Multidrug-resistant extraintestinal E. coli and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus cause high morbidity and mortality in humans and have recently emerged in animals. This study will identify major animal reservoirs by establishing reference laboratories to co-ordinate an Australia-wide network of clinical isolate supply for characterization. Novel treatment and control strategies for recurrent urinary tract, skin and post-surgical infections will be investigated to reduce antibiotic selection pressure.

Funding Amount 529853

Funding Scheme Linkage Projects

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