Current Students

Postdoctoral Candidates PhD Students @ UKZN Masters Students @ UKZN Coursework Masters @UKZN Students registered at other Universities

Postdoctoral Candidates

Dr Luther King Abia Akebe

Understanding the prevalence and dynamics of antibiotics and antibiotic resistant bacteria in pristine and human impacted soils

 

PhD Students @ UKZN

D Amoako 

Molecular Epidemiology of Hospital-Acquired, Community-Acquired and Livestock-Associated MRSA in UMgungundlovu, KZN

N Ayepong 

ESKAPE Pathogens from Ghana

F Choonara 

Prevalence, Phenotypic and Genotypic Characterization of Resistant Bacterial Isolates from Microbiological Specimens at Kamuzu Central Hospital

S El Mansoury 

Molecular Epidemiology of Antibiotic Resistant E.coli from Farm-to-Fork in an Intensive Pig Production System

D Fatoba 

Molecular Epidemiology of Antibiotic Resistant E.coli and Enterococcus spp. in Soil Fertilized with Chicken Litter

B Gaspar 

Molecular Epidemiology of Antibiotic Resistant Salmonella spp. In Poultry in Mozambique

B Hetsa

Molecular Epidemiology of Bacteria Implicated in Blood Stream Infections within the Public Health Sytem in uMgungundlovu District, KZN

R Joaquim 

Molecular Epidemiology of Staphylococcus aureus Isolated in Hospital Environments, from Colonized and Infected Patients admitted for Surgery in the Maputo Central Hospital

LL King 

Clinical and Effluent ESKAPE Pathogens – A Correlation?: An investigation into the molecular epidemiology of antibiotic resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae and Enterococcus spp. isolated from clinical samples and proximate hospital effluent and wastewater treatment facilities

J Mbanga

Molecular Epidemiology of Antibiotic Resistant E.coli and Enterococcus spp. from Surface Water, Influent and Effluent  Sources in Comparison with Clinical Isolates

RS Moosa 

eAMR: ICT Solutions for Real – Time Electronic Monitoring of Antimicrobial Use and Resistance in the One Health Approach

N Ntshobeni 

Metagenomic Analysis of Plasmid-Mediated Fluoroquinolone Resistance in Clinical and Effluent ESKAPE Pathogens

Y Ramsamy 

Triangulating the Molecular Epidemiology of  Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae from Humans, Food Animals and the Environment.

M Ramtahal

Molecular Epidemiology of Antibiotic Resistant Salmonella spp. In Chicken from Farm-to-Fork

Y Rasool 

Evidence-Based Strategies for Prevention and Control of Multidrug Resistant Gram Negative Bacteria in Tertiary Care Hospital in Saudi Arabia

J Rout

Antibiotic Administration Practices and Antibiotic Stewardship: the Role of Nurses

K Shabangu 

National Action Plans on AMR in South Africa and Sweden: Policy, Process and Political Will

C Shobo

Bacterial Dissemination & Molecular Surveillance of ABR at Different Levels of Healthcare in eThekweni District: the Effectiveness of IPC Policies

Masters Students @ UKZN

R Balliram

The Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices of Doctors, Pharmacists and Nurses on Antimicrobials, Antimicrobial Resistance and Antimicrobial Stewardship in South Africa

S Badul

Molecular Epidemiology of Antibiotic Resistant Enterococci from Farm-to-Fork in an Intensive Pig Production System

Gumede 

Molecular Characterization of Extended Spectrum Beta-lactamase-Producing Bacteria from Effluent.

N Kubeka

Molecular Epidemiology of Antibiotic Resistant Salmonella spp. from Farm-to-Fork in an Intensive Pig Production System

Z Kubone 

Molecular Epidemiology of Community-Acquired Urinary Tract Infections in Urban and Rural Areas of UMgungundlovu District

S Mangera

Molecular Epidemiology of Antibiotic Resistant Commensal of E. coli in Companion Animals and Veterinary Personnel in KZN, South Africa

K McIver 

Molecular Epidemiology of Antibiotic Resistant E.coli in Chicken from Farm-to-Fork

C Molechan 

Molecular Epidemiology of Antibiotic Resistant Enterococci in Chicken from Farm-to-Fork

A Ndlovu 

Molecular Epidemiology of Antibiotic Resistant E. coli and Enterococci spp. from Influent and Effluent of Waste Water Treatment Plants

WC Nyirenda 

Molecular Characterization of Antimicrobial Resistance in Escherichia Coli from Urine Cultures.

A Phiri 

Antibiotic Resistance in Shigella spp Isolated from Stool Specimens of Patients with Acute diarrhea at Bwaila Hospital, Lilongwe

S Pillay 

Molecular Epidemiology of Antibiotic Resistant Campylobacter spp. In Chicken from Farm-to-Fork

N Sineke

Molecular Epidemiology of Antibiotic Resistant S aureus from Farm-to-Fork in an Intensive Pig Production System

V Sithole

Molecular Epidemiology of Antibiotic Resistant Campylobacter spp. from Farm-to-Fork in an Intensive Pig Production System

R Wadee 

Continuous Quality Improvement in Antimicrobial stewardship: A case study of a private hospital in Durban, South Africa

Coursework Masters @UKZN

S Hoosain

Antibiotic De-Escalation as a Strategy in the Management of Sepsis

Students registered at other Universities

C Najjuka (PhD) – Makarere University, Uganda

Characterization of ESBLs in Enterobacteriaceae in Uganda

N Mbelle (PhD) – University of the Witwatersrand

Cassette Arrays associated with Quinolone and Extended Spectrum Beta-Lactamase Co-Resistance in Enterobacteriaceae isolated from selected Hospitals in South Africa