Project

Genomics to combat resistance against antibiotics in Community-acquired LRTI in Europe

Code
41L06707
Duration
01 October 2007 → 30 June 2010
Funding
European funding: framework programme
Research disciplines
  • Natural sciences
    • Microbiology
    • Systems biology
  • Social sciences
    • Education curriculum
  • Medical and health sciences
    • Immunology
    • Laboratory medicine
    • Microbiology
    • Immunology
    • Laboratory medicine
    • Microbiology
    • Immunology
    • Laboratory medicine
    • Microbiology
Keywords
lower respiratory infections bacterial resistence antibiotics
 
Project description

Study of the microbiological aetiology of lower respiratory tract infections (LRTI). Development of a diagnostic model to identify patients with a bacterial infection and pneumonia. Development of a prognostic model to identify patient with poor prognosis. Randomised controlled trial to compare the effectiveness of amoxicillin with placebo in 3000 patients with a LRTI.