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Elena Carrara

Clinical Researcher, MD

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Short biography

Dr Elena Carrara is a Senior Researcher at the University of Verona and she works as an Infectious Diseases consultant at the University Hospital of Verona. She is one of the supervisors of the SAVE project (Stewardship Antibiotica Verona) aimed at optimizing the use of antibiotics within the hospital.

Her main research interests are antibiotic stewardship, antibiotic resistance, management and prevention of hospital acquired infections, evidence-based medicine and research methodology.
She holds a PhD in Applied Life and Health Sciences and she recently completed the 2-year Certificate for Infection Prevention and Control organized by EUCIC (European Committee on Infection Prevention and Control). She is a Fellow of the European Society of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology and she acted as a panel member in several ESCMID guidelines.

She contributed to the development of the first WHO priority list for Research and Development of new antibiotics and she coordinated the the scientific work behind the AIFA-Opera guidelines for the treatment of multi-drug-resistant infections. She is currently involved in the update of the WHO pathogen priority list and in the coordination of Antibiotic Stewardship activities within the REVERSE project.

Projects

WHO BPPL

ENACT-REACT COVID (long term follow up)

COHERENCE

ORCHESTRA

ENACT-REACT COVID (risk assessment)

GAP-ON€-2

ENACT-SOS COVID

Publications

22/9/23

Scientific Reports

Modelling antimicrobial resistance transmission to guide personalized antimicrobial stewardship interventions and infection control policies in healthcare setting: a pilot study

16/2/23

PLoS ONE

The multi-drug resistant organisms infections decrease during the antimicrobial stewardship era in cirrhotic patients: An Italian cohort study

4/9/23

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The Lancet Infectious Diseases

How to tailor recommendations on the treatment of multi-drug resistant Gram-negative infections at country level integrating antibiotic stewardship principles within the GRADE-ADOLOPMENT framework

13/10/22

Hematological Oncology

Predictors of clinical evolution of SARS-CoV-2 infection in hematological patients: A systematic review and meta-analysis

12/7/23

Antibiotics

Antimicrobial stewardship in COVID-19 patients: those who sow will reap even through hard times

4/10/22

The Lancet Infectious Diseases

New tools for antibiotic stewardship: a lesson for prescribers, researchers, or policy makers?

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