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Alexander Aiken

Alexander Aiken BA, MB, BChir, DTMH, MRCP, MSc, PhD, FRCPath

Infectious Disease
London, England, United Kingdom

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Alexander Aiken is a Department of Infectious Diease Epidemiology, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom. Alexander Aiken is an infectious diseases epidemiologist working at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. His main interests are in hospital acquired infections and antibiotic resistance in Low and Middle Income Countries, especially sub-Saharan Africa. During his PhD, he worked in Kenya on the epidemiology of Surgical Site Infections, paediatric nosocomial bacteraemia and MRSA carriage. He is now conducting pilot studies to plan for a major cluster-randomized trial of a hand-hygiene intervention in hospitals in Zimbabwe. Disclosure of Interest: None Declared
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