Dr Vanaporn Wuthiekanun

Research Area: Microbiology
Scientific Themes: Immunology & Infectious Disease and Clinical Trials & Epidemiology
Keywords: melioidosis, leptospirosis and MRSA
Sub-surface colonies of Leptospira interrogans

Sub-surface colonies of Leptospira interrogans

Burkholderia pseudomallei on blood agar at 48 h of incubation

Burkholderia pseudomallei on blood agar at 48 h of incubation

Soil sampling at goat farm

Soil sampling at goat farm

I am a senior microbiologist at MORU and have been involved in melioidosis research for 30 years. My areas of expertise include diagnostic microbiology, epidemiology and soil microbiology. I am an expert in laboratory diagnosis and characterization of bacterial agents, specifically Burkholderia spp. (melioidosis), Leptospira spp., and Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).

Name Department Institution Country
Dr David AB Dance Tropical Medicine Oxford University, Vientiane Laos
Professor Paul Turner Tropical Medicine Oxford University, Siem Reap Cambodia
Professor Nicholas PJ Day FMedSci FRCP Tropical Medicine Oxford University, Bangkok Thailand
Dr Direk Limmathurotsakul Tropical Medicine Oxford University, Bangkok Thailand
Professor Daniel H Paris Tropical Medicine Oxford University, Bangkok Thailand
Professor Susanna J Dunachie FRCP FRCPath Tropical Medicine Oxford University, Peter Medawar Building United Kingdom
Dr Jeanne Salje Tropical Medicine Oxford University, Bangkok Thailand
Professor Sir Nicholas J White FRS Tropical Medicine Oxford University, Bangkok Thailand
Professor Paul Newton Tropical Medicine Oxford University, Vientiane Laos
Professor Brian J Angus FRCP Tropical Medicine Oxford University, John Radcliffe Hospital United Kingdom
Dr Tri Wangrangsimakul MRCP FRCPath Tropical Medicine Oxford University, Bangkok Thailand

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