Research Groups

Dr Clinton Moodley

Research Interests

·         Nasopharyngeal resistome in infants
·         Design and validation of new diagnostics
·         Laboratory detection of multidrug resistant organisms
·         Molecular typing and epidemiology of nosocomial infections
·         Surveillance of antimicrobial resistance



  • Jacobson, R. K., Manesen, M. R., Moodley, C., Smith, M., Williams, S.G., Nicol, M. P., Bamford, C. M (2015). Molecular characterisation and epidemiological investigation of an outbreak of blaOXA-181 carbapenemase-producing isolates of Klebsiella pneumoniae in South Africa. South African Medical Journal, 105:12, 1030-1035.
  • Moodley, C., Reid, S. J., Abratt, V. R. (2015). Molecular characterization of ABC-type multidrug efflux systems in Bifidobacterium longum. Anaerobe, 32, 63-69.
  • Gqunta, K., Van Wyk, J., Ekermans, P., Bamford, C., Moodley, C., Govender, S. (2015). First report of an IMI-2 carbapenemase-producing Enterobacter asburiae clinical isolate in South Africa. South African Journal of Infectious Diseases, 30:1.
  • Claassen, S., du Toit, E., Kaba, M., Moodley, C., Zar, H.J., Nicol, M.P (2013). A comparison of the efficiency of five different commercial DNA extraction kits for extraction of DNA from faecal samples. Journal of Microbiological Methods, 94:2, 103-110.