- Antibiotic prescribing
- Antibiotic resistance
- Antimicrobial stewardship
- Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation
- infections in immunocompromised hosts
- Antimicrobial resistance
- Hospital acquired infections
Anton Peleg is Professor of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology and Director of the Department of Infectious Diseases at the Alfred Hospital and Monash University. He is also a research group leader in the Department of Microbiology, Monash University. His research spans clinical to basic research, with a focus on hospital-acquired infections, antimicrobial resistance, infections in immunocompromised hosts and understanding mechanisms of disease caused by hospital pathogens. He has a particular clinical interest in complex infections in highly vulnerable patient groups, including patients with cystic fibrosis, lung and stem cell transplant recipients, and infections in patients with burns or in intensive care.
Anton Peleg's Articles
Hunting superbugs among the aged
Nursing homes are coming under the spotlight in the ongoing antimicrobial resistance war.
Deadly and drug-resistant
Antimicrobial resistance is a global crisis that threatens to take us back to a pre-penicillin era.
Episode 10: Beating the superbugs
Antibiotic resistance is a global challenge in the battle between mankind and microbes. Watch this episode