Abhilasha Karkey


Abhilasha Karkey is a medical microbiologist by training and has been working at the Oxford University Clinical Research Unit in Kathmandu, Nepal, which is associated with the Patan Academy of Health Sciences within Patan Hospital. She recently completed her doctoral thesis from the University of Oxford and is involved with several infectious disease research projects including enteric fever, central nervous system infections, hepatitis E, tuberculosis, and antibiotic resistance. Her main research includes looking at nosocomial infections and antibiotic resistance patterns within the population, as well as molecular epidemiology of enteric fever within the study population in Kathmandu.