David Tsereteli

David Tsereteli


Chief Specialist, Department of Communicable Diseases, National Center for Disease Control and Public Health (Tbilisi, Georgia)

Professional education and experience

1983-1989 — M. D., Tbilisi State Medical University

1994 — Ph. D., Tbilisi State Medical University

June, 2005 — Principles of Infection Control, Caroline University, Stockholm, Sweden

2002-present  Chief Specialist, Department of    Communicable Diseases, National Center for Disease Control and Public Health

2009-present Guest Lecturer, Tbilisi State Medical University

2001 Professor at the Institute of Quality Control

1997-2002 Head of Epidemiological Group, Department of Public Health, Georgia

1989-1997 Researcher, National Center for Disease Control and Public Health

Principal Investigator (PI) or Co-PI of more than ten scientific projects (ISTC, STCU, CDC, WHO and etc.)

Research Interests

Antimicrobial resistance

Antimicrobial stewardship

Healthcare-associated infections

Infection prevention and control

Biological safety

Emerging and re-emerging zoonotic diseases

Arboviral infections

 One health approach


Membership in a professional society and activities as a scientific journal editor or reviewer

Advisory Committee, European Joint Action on Antimicrobial Resistance and Healthcare Associated Infections (JAMRAI)

Baltic Antibiotic Resistance Network (BARN)

Regional Council of Scientists

National Antimicrobial Resistance Committee

1999 — Young Investigator’s Award, British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy (BSAC), Chemotherapy for the 21st Century, ICC & BSAC, Birmingham (UK)

Reviewer of Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation (2016)

Publications and Research Products

Setting up laboratory based antimicrobial resistance surveillance in low-and middle-income countries; lessons learned from Georgia. Clinical Microbiology and Infection May 24, 2021; https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cmi.2021.05.027

Application of molecular methods for carbapenemase detection. Front Microbiol 2019; 10:1755.

Investigation of Yersinia pestis and Yersinia pseudotuberculosis strains from Georgia and neighboring countries in the Caucasus by high-density SNP microarray. Arch Microbiol. 2018 Nov; 200(9):1345-1355.

The Fecal Microbial Community of Breast-fed Infants from Armenia and Georgia. Sci Rep. 2017 Feb 2; 7:40932.

Epidemiology of visceral leishmaniasis in Georgia. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases 2014; 8 (3), e272.

Contact details

E-mail: Dr.Tsereteli@gmail.com

Mob.: +995 591 401094


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