The Infectious Disease Unit's mandate is the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of infectious diseases, both of those acquired in the community and in the hospital. In addition, its staff is actively involved in the following: The formulation, distribution and implementation of protocols for appropriate use of antimicrobials for treatment and prophylaxis. Formulation and implementation of an extensive infection control program. Teaching of medical students, residents and fellows. Basic and clinical research.
Research Activities include:
Hospital epidemiology and infection control, improved methods for diagnosis and treatment of infectious diseases, large-scale clinical trials of Influenza, in-vitro susceptibility testing of fungi, appropriate antimicrobial use, drug utilization evaluations, determination of antimicrobial drug levels, surgical prophylaxis, assess antimicrobial susceptibility, molecular diagnostics of viral and various infectious diseases, applied biostatistics, and bioinformatics.
Scientists & Research