Functional genomic analysis of multidrug efflux in the emerging pathogen Acinetobacter baumannii [ 2009 - 2012 ]

Also known as: Acinetobacter multidrug resistance

Research Grant

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Researchers: Prof Melissa Brown (Principal investigator) ,  Prof Ian Paulsen

Brief description Infections due to antimicrobial resistant organisms are a major public health issue. Acinetobacter baumannii is a bacterium that is increasingly being identified as a significant cause of serious antibiotic resistant infections, especially in the intensive care unit setting. Molecular studies in Acinetobacter to identify and characterise drug resistance proteins that pump antibiotics out of the cell will help understand the resistance capabilities and potential of this bacterium.

Funding Amount $AUD 550,226.49

Funding Scheme NHMRC Project Grants

Notes Standard Project Grant

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