Sumanth Gandra

Resident Scholar

Sumanth Gandra is a resident scholar at CDDEP's New Delhi office. He received his medical degree from Osmania medical college, India and trained as infectious disease physician at University of Massachusetts medical school. His primary research interests are surveillance of antimicrobial resistance, infection control and healthcare epidemiology.

Publications

25 May 2016
Many high-income countries have surveillance systems that keep track of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) rates, but very few low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) do. Can networks of private...
16 Oct 2015

What is the efficacy of antibiotic prophylaxis for surgery and cancer chemotherapy on preventing infections and infection-related deaths in the United States? How would decreased antibiotic...

15 Sep 2015

What is the current state of antibiotic use and resistance in humans and animals around the globe? In low- and middle-income countries? What national-level strategies can help countries combat...

4 Dec 2014

What have studies that estimate the economic burden of antibiotic resistance contributed to our understanding of the issue? What are their limitations? What conclusions can be reached by...

31 Mar 2013

Recent reports have shown the frequency of vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecalis (VRE) is higher in Michigan. Do these findings hold up in national data over the 1999-2010...