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Infection Research

Tackling bacterial transmission

A bacterial pathogen called Campylobacter jejuni is the most common cause of bacterial gastroenteritis in developed countries and is thought to be transmitted from chickens to humans.

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Antibiotic therapy and UTIs

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are one of the most common infections encountered in individuals of all ages. They affect over 4 million people in the UK every year, and account for 1-3% of GP consultations.

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New antibacterial approaches

Antibiotics have been the backbone of medical advances and treatment for decades but this ability to kill harmful bacteria is threatened, both now and in the future, by the development of resistance in those bacteria to these lifesaving drugs.

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Supporting carefully selected research projects in Warwickshire universities, hospitals and Wellesbourne Crop Centre