Priority 30 from the Healthcare Associated Infections Project
|UNCERTAINTY: Are bacteriophages better than antibiotics in people with antibiotic resistant bacteria? ( Priority 30)
|JLA question ID
|Bacteriophages are types of viruses that can kill bacteria and may be potential alternatives to antibiotics in the treatment of infections. Their safety and effectiveness in comparison with antibiotics in the treatment of infections is not known.
|Health Research Classification System category
|Extra information provided by this project
|Original uncertainty examples
|Can bacteriophages be developed as a useful treatment for people with antibiotic-resistant HCAIs? ~ Can bacteriophages replace antibiotics to treat HCAIs even when the HCAIs are not antibiotic-resistant?
|1 x Patient
|Project unique ID
|Healthcare Associated Infections
|Total number of uncertainties identified by this project.
|259 (To see a full list of all uncertainties identified, please see the detailed spreadsheet held on the JLA website)
|Date of priority setting workshop
|28 February 2019