Sarah Tschudin Sutter

Prof. Sarah
Tschudin Sutter, MD

Position(s)
Leading Senior Physician Immunology & Infectious Diseases
Lead Expert Group Infection Prevention and Control of the Swiss National COVID-19 Science Task Force

Institution
University Hospital Basel

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Research Focus

Immunology & Infectious Diseases

Area of Research

Board-certified in internal medicine and infectious diseases with the main research interest in hospital acquired infections, multi drug-resistant pathogens, C. difficile and infection prevention and control interventions.


Approved Research Projects

  • Transmission of ESBL-producing Enterobacteriaceae (ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03465683)
  • Epidemiology of Carbapenemase-producing Bacteria in a Swiss Tertiary Care Hospital (ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT04098133)
  • Comparison of Pulsed-field Gel Electrophoresis and Whole Genome Sequencing to Determine Transmission Rate of ESBL-producing E.Coli (ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT04323553)
  • Simplifying the World Health Organization (WHO) Protocol for Hand Hygiene (ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03588221)
  • SIMPLIFY the Hand Hygiene Procedure - Three Steps Versus Six Steps for Performing Hand Hygiene (SIMPLIFY Study) (ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT04187040)

Collaborations

National Collaborations

  •  Abteilung Klinische Bakteriologie und Mykologie, Universit√§tsspital Basel
  • Cantonal Laboratory of the City of Basel
  • Department of Biosystems and Engineering Sciences at ETH Zurich
  • National Centre for Infection Prevention (swissnoso)
  • National Research Programme Antimicrobial Resistance (NRP72)

International Collaborations

  • European Working Group for C. difficile (ESCMID Study Group for C. difficile)
  • Guideline Subcommittee European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ESCMID)

Ongoing Research Projects

  • Simplifying the World Health Organization (WHO) Protocol for Hand Hygiene (ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03588221)
  • Transmission of ESBL-producing Enterobacteriaceae (ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03465683)
  • Epidemiology of Carbapenemase-producing Bacteria in a Swiss Tertiary Care Hospital (ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT04098133)
  • Comparison of Pulsed-field Gel Electrophoresis and Whole Genome Sequencing to Determine Transmission Rate of ESBL-producing E.Coli (ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT04323553)

Research Team

Lisandra Aguilar Bultet
Lisandra Aguilar Bultet, PhD

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

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Chantal Ruchti
Chantal Ruchti

Scientific Physician

Phone +41 61 265 21 14
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Jeanne Fasel
Jeanne Fasel

Student

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Steffi Klimke
Steffi Klimke

Study Nurse

Phone +41 61 328 58 42
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Rahel Stadler
Rahel Stadler

Scientific Physician

Phone +41 61 328 52 89
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Laura Maurer Pekerman
Laura Maurer Pekerman

Study Nurse

Phone +41 61 328 56 98
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Selina Ehrenzeller
Selina Ehrenzeller 

Student

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Joel Stadelmann

Student

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Isabelle Vock
Isabelle Vock

Scientific Physician

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Ruth Schindler
Ruth Schindler

Study Nurse

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Julia Herrmann
Julia Herrmann

Student

Phone +41 61 265 21 14
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Sophia Meyer

Student

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