Nina Langeland, MD PhD.
January 16, 2020
Langeland is a professor in infectious diseases at the University of Bergen and a consultant in infectious diseases at Haukeland University Hospital. She has conducted outbreak research inside and outside hospitals, and her interest is in antibiotic use, antimicrobial resistance and carriage of resistant bacteria. Her group has shown increased mortality in hospitalized children in Tanzania with blood stream infections caused by ESBL-producing enterobacteriaceae, and plasmid –mediated spread of ESBL in Klebsiella in children in Tanzania. She is presently working on placebo controlled RCTs on antibiotic prophylaxis in HIV patients with high CD4 counts, and the effect of probiotics on carriage of resistant bacteria in neonates.