THE ACGT DATABASE

The ACGT database is a compilation of biosciences research skills, techniques and specialised equipment of scientists at the University of Witwatersrand, University of Pretoria, CSIR, University of Johannesburg and the Agricultural Research Council. ACGT is instrumental in creating an awareness of the regional research activities and programmes. It was created to stimulate coordination of research efforts between the partner institutions and provide a platform for future collaborations.

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Research Programme Detail

Research Programme NameDepartment of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases
Research Programme DescriptionResearch involves infection prevention and control, molecular epidemiology and outbreak responses, food and water microbiology, R and D in novel diagnostic techniques for infectious diseases.
Research Programme TechniquesPCR, Pulse-field electrophoresis, sequencing, qPCR, spoligotyping, RFLP.
Research Programme KeywordsClinical microbiology, infectious diseases, infection control, public health microbiology, molecular epidemiology.
Research FieldMicrobiology and Biotechnology
Responsible PersonDuse, Adriano

Associated Scientists

Last Name First Name Title E-mail Address Department & Institution
Duse Adriano Prof Adriano.Duse@wits.ac.za Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, University of the Witwatersrand