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Anton Peleg is Professor of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology and Director of the Department of Infectious Diseases at the Alfred Hospital and Monash University. He is also a research group leader in the Department of Microbiology, Monash University. His research spans clinical to basic research, with a focus on hospital-acquired infections, antimicrobial resistance, infections in immunocompromised hosts and understanding mechanisms of disease caused by hospital pathogens. He has a particular clinical interest in complex infections in highly vulnerable patient groups, including patients with cystic fibrosis, lung and stem cell transplant recipients, and infections in patients with burns or in intensive care.

Clinical activities

Infectious Diseases Physician, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne VIC


  • antibiotic prescribing
  • antibiotic resistance
  • antimicrobial stewardship
  • qualitative research
  • resi
  • bacteria
  • candida
  • epidemiology
  • hematopoietic stem cell transplantation
  • infection
  • microbial drug
  • diabetes
  • immunity
  • glycaemic control
  • hospital-acquired infections
  • antimicrobial resistance
  • infections in immunocompromised hosts

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Projects 2010 2021

Research Output 2007 2018

Convergent evolution driven by rifampin exacerbates the global burden of drug-resistant Staphylococcus aureus

Guérillot, R., da Silva, A. G., Monk, I., Giulieri, S., Tomita, T., Alison, E., Porter, J., Pidot, S., Gao, W., Peleg, A. Y., Seemann, T., Stinear, T. P. & Howden, B. P. 1 Jan 2018 In : mSphere. 3, 1, e00550-17

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Elucidation of the pharmacokinetic/pharmacodynamic determinants of fosfomycin activity against Pseudomonas aeruginosa using a dynamic in vitro model

Bilal, H., Peleg, A. Y., McIntosh, M. P., Styles, I. K., Hirsch, E. B., Landersdorfer, C. B. & Bergen, P. J. 1 Jun 2018 In : Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy. 73, 6, p. 1570-1578 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

In vivo atomic force microscopy–infrared spectroscopy of bacteria

Kochan, K., Perez Guaita, D., Pissang, J., Jiang, J-H., Peleg, A. Y., McNaughton, D., Heraud, P. & Wood, B. R. 1 Jan 2018 In : Journal of the Royal Society Interface. 15, 140, 9 p., 20180115

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Meropenem combined with ciprofloxacin combats hypermutable Pseudomonas aeruginosa from respiratory infections of cystic fibrosis patients

Rees, V. E., Yadav, R., Rogers, K. E., Bulitta, J. B., Wirth, V., Oliver, A., Boyce, J. D., Peleg, A. Y., Nation, R. L. & Landersdorfer, C. B. Nov 2018 In : Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. 62, 11, 12 p., e01150-18

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Mobile phones and computer keyboards: unlikely reservoirs of multidrug-resistant organisms in the tertiary intensive care unit

Smibert, O. C., Aung, A. K., Woolnough, E., Carter, G. P., Schultz, M. B., Howden, B. P., Seemann, T., Spelman, D., McGloughlin, S. & Peleg, A. Y. 1 Jul 2018 In : Journal of Hospital Infection. 99, 3, p. 295-298 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Activities 2017 2017

  • 1 Membership of industry collaboration/ network

Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute (Organisational unit)

Lithgow, T. J. (Inventor), Belousoff, M. J. (Member), O'Keeffe, M. A. (Member), Cryle, M. (Member), Traven, A. (Member), Boyce, J. D. (Member), Rood, J. I. (Member), Coulibaly, F. J. (Member), Peleg, A. Y. (Member), McGowan, S. (Member), Lyras, D. (Member), Heraud, P. R. (Member)

Activity: Membership of industry collaboration/ network