Infection, Immunity, Antimicrobial Resistance and Repair
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Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) poses a threat to our healthcare system. Phage therapy (PT), the use of lytic phages to treat bacterial infections can be an effective last-resort treatment, but efficacies remain hard to predict. PT is typically applied in combination with conventional antibiotics. This project aims to examine how and why the efficacy of PT-antibiotics combination therapy depends on the type(s) of phage and the type and dose of antibiotics.
Professor Edze Westra
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