Allen Cheng


Allen Cheng is a specialist in infectious diseases and an epidemiologist. Based at the Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine at Monash University and the Infectious Diseases Unit at The Alfred hospital in Melbourne, he is involved in preventing infections and the development of antibiotic resistance in hospitalized patients.


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