National Centre for Infectious Diseases
Dr. Kalisvar Marimuthu completed his advanced specialty training in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases in Singapore in 2010 and 2013, respectively. Subsequently, Dr. Marimuthu trained in infection prevention and control as a Senior Research Fellow in the Infection Prevention and Control Unit of Geneva University Hospital. Dr. Marimuthu is currently a senior consultant in Infectious Diseases and Infection Control at the National Centre for Infectious Diseases, Singapore. He is a member of the National Infection Prevention and Control Committee (NIPC) of Singapore. He is also a consultant in the technical advisory committee for the World Health Organisation (WHO)’s carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) guideline. Dr. Marimuthu’s primary research interest is in transmission dynamics of multidrug-resistant organisms (MDRO), application of next-generation sequencing for control of MDROs, and the prevalence and impact of MDROs in low- and middle-income countries.