Infectious Disease

We're currently researching into Infectious Disease

Infectious diseases are conditions caused by organisms such as bacteria, viruses, fungi or parasites. They can affect multiple organs of the body including the skin which is often subjected to infection by the bug Staphylococcus aureus, of which New Zealand has some of the highest rates in the developed world.

The search for new drugs to fight drug-resistant staphylococcal skin infections

The search for, and assessment of, resilient antibiotics for effective treatment of skin infections through the screening of a unique collection of native New Zealand fungi.

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