Dr Manouchehr Khazandi

 Org Unit School of Agriculture, Food and Wine
 Email manouchehr.khazandi@adelaide.edu.au
 Telephone +61 8 8313 1104
 Location Floor/Room G 01b ,  Leske ,   Roseworthy
  • Qualifications

    DVM (1990)

    PhD (2007)

  • Research Interests

    1) New antimicrobial agents for multidrug resistant bacteria and pathogenic fungi.

    2) Antimicrobial resistance in zooanthroponotic bacterial pathogens.

  • Publications



    Imani Rad H, Peeri H, Amani M, Mohammadnia A, Ogunniyi AD, Khazandi M, Venter H, Arzanlou M.  (2019) Allicin prevents the formation of Proteus-induced urinary crystals and the blockage of catheter in a bladder model in vitro. Microb Pathog.132:293-301.

    Sim, J. X. F., Khazandi  M., Pi  H., Venter  H., Trott D. J. and Deo P. (2019). Antimicrobial effects of cinnamon essential oil and cinnamaldehyde combined with EDTA against canine otitis externa pathogens." Journal of Applied Microbiology AIP.

    Khazandi M., Pi H., Chan, W. Y., Ogunniyi AD, Sim J. X. F., Venter H., S. Garg, S. W. Page, P. Hill, A. McCluskey, D. J. Trott (2019) In Vitro Antimicrobial Activity of Robenidine, Ethylenediaminetetraacetic Acid and Polymyxin B Nonapeptide against Important Human and Veterinary Pathogens.

    Chan, W. Y., M. Khazandi, E. E. Hickey, S. W. Page, D. J. Trott and P. B. Hill. (2019) In vitro antimicrobial activity of seven adjuvants against common pathogens associated with canine otitis externa. Vet Dermatol, 30, 133-e38.

    Russell CC, Stevens A, Pi H, Khazandi M, Ogunniyi A, Young KA, Baker JR, McCluskey SN, Page SW, Trott DJ, McCluskey A. (2018) Gram-positive and Gram-negative Antibiotic Activity of Asymmetric and Monomeric Robenidine Analogues. ChemMedChem. doi: 10.1002/cmdc.201800463

    Ogunniyi AD, Kopecki Z, Hickey EE, Khazandi M, Peel E, Belov K, Boileau A, Garg S, Venter H, Chan WY, Hill PB, Page SW, Cowin AJ, Trott DJ. (2018) Bioluminescent murine models of bacterial sepsis and scald wound infections for antimicrobial efficacy testing. PLoS One. 2018 Jul 16;13(7):e0200195. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0200195.

    Khazandi M, AlFarha A.A, Coombs G. W.M, Mark O,  Pang S, Trott D.J, Aviles R.R, Hemmatzadeh F, Venter H, Ogunniyi A. D, Hoare A, Abraham S and Petrovski K. (2018) Genomic characterization of coagulase-negative staphylococci including methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus sciuri causing bovine mastitis. Veterinary Microbiology.

    Hickey EE, Wong HS, Khazandi M, Ogunniyi AD, Petrovski KR, Garg S, Page SW, O'Handley R, Trott DJ. (2018) Repurposing Ionophores as novel antimicrobial agents for the treatment of bovine mastitis caused by Gram-positive pathogens. J Vet Pharmacol Ther. 2018 Jul 4. doi: 10.1111/jvp.12674.

    Chan WY, Hickey EE, Khazandi M, Page SW, Trott DJ, Hill PB. (2018) In vitro antimicrobial activity of monensin against common clinical isolates associated with canine otitis externa. Copmarative Immunology Microbiology & Infection Diseases. 57:34-38.

    AlFarha A.A, Khazandi M, Hemmatzadeh F, Jozani R, Tearle R, Hoare A, and Petrovski K. (2018) Evaluation of three cryoprotectants used with bovine milk affected with Mycoplasma bovis in different freezing conditions. BMC Research Notes. 

    Chan WY, Hickey EE, Khazandi M, Page SW, Trott DJ, Hill PB. (2018) In vitro antimicrobial activity of narasin against common clinical isolates associated with canine otitis externa. Vet Dermatol.

    Al-Farha A.A, Hemmatzadeh F, Khazandi M, Hoare A, Petrovski K. (2017) Evaluation of effects of Mycoplasma mastitis on milk composition in dairy cattle from South Australia. BMC Veterinary Research.

    Khazandi M, Deo P, Ferro S, Venter H, Pi H, Crabb S, Amorico T, Ogunniyi D.A, Trott D.J (2017) Efficacy evaluation of a new water sanitizer for increasing the shelf life of Southern Australian King George Whiting and Tasmanian Atlantic Salmon fillets. Food Microbiology.

    Ogunniyi A.D., Khazandi M, Andrew J. Stevens, Sarah K. Sims, Page S.W., Garg S, Venter H, Powell A, White K, Petrovski K. R, Geraldine Laven-Law, Eliane G. Tótoli, Hérida R. Salgado, Hongfei Pi, Coombs G.W, Shinabarger D.L Turnidge J.D, Paton J.C, McCluskey A, Trott D.J. (2017) Evaluation of NCL195 as a Lead Compound for Development of a Novel Class of Broad-spectrum Antibacterial Agents: PLOS ONE.

    Abraham S, Jagoe S, Pang S, Coombs G.W, O'Dea M, Kelly J, Khazandi M, Petrovski K.R, Trott D.J. (2017) Reverse zoonotic transmission of community-associated MRSA ST1-IV to a dairy cow. Journal of Antimicrobial Agents.

    Abraham, RJ, Stevens AJ, Young KA, Qvist, A, Khazandi M, Wong H-S, Abraham S, Ogunniyi AD, Page SW, O’Handley, R, McCluskey A and  Trott D.J. (2016). Robenidine analogues as antibacterial agents. J Med Chem.

    Khazandi M, Eats P, Trott DJ, Ebrahimie E, Perry J, Hickey E, Page S, Garg S and Petrovski K.R (2015) Development of an improved Streptococcus uberis experimental mastitis challenge model using different doses and strains in lactating dairy cows. J Dairy Res. [epub ahead of print 17th September 2015].

    Siak, M, Burrows A.K, Coombs, G.W, Khazandi M, Abraham, S, Norris, JM, Weese, JS and Trott D.J.(2014) Characterization of methicillin-resistant and methicillin-susceptible isolates of Staphylococcus pseudintermedius from cases of canine pyoderma in Australia. J Med Microbiol. 63, 1228-33.

    Khazandi M, Bird PS, Owens J, Wilson G, Meyer JN and Trott D.J. (2014). In vitro efficacy of cefovecin against anaerobic bacteria isolated from subgingival plaque of dogs and cats with periodontal disease. Anaerobe. 28, 104-8. 

    Khazandi M, Tivey D, (2010) Developing an in-vitro method for Eimeria tenella attachment to its preferred and non-preferred intestinal sites in chicken, published in Experimental parasitology journal, volume 125 (2), pages 137-140.

    Khazandi M, Bashiri D, Yosefei M, Mirazei N (1999) Identification of Salmonella serotypes in 6-week-old broiler chicken, The University of Bu- Ali Sina and Razi Vaccine and Serum Research Institute, Karaj, Iran.

    Noorian A. R, Khazandi M, Shokrian HD, Rezvan H (1998) Detection of effective methods for vaccination of broiler chicken during an incident of Newcastle disease in Hamedan, The University of Bu- Ali Sina and J R C research centre, Hamedan, Iran.

    Rezvan H, Miraei N, Mohamadzadeh K, Khazandi M (1995) Identification of Salmonella serotypes isolated from one-day old broiler chicken in Hamedan, The University of Bu- Ali Sina and Razi Vaccine and Serum Research Institute, Karaj, Iran.

    Khazandi M, Mirazei N, Babolhavaejei H (2001) Comparison the growth rate between Lohman and Aryan broiler chicken, The University of Bu- Ali Sina, Hamedan, Iran.

    Khazandi M, Norei M, (1997) Identification of Cryptosporidiosis in fish breeding in Hamedan dam, The University of Bu- Ali Sina, Hamedan, Iran.

    Khazandi M, Akhzar M T, Tabatabaei M (1993) Using urea and chaff for feeding Mehreban sheep, The University of Bu- Ali Sina, Hamedan, Iran.

    Khazandi M, Norei M. R, M (1990) Cryptosporidiosis in children with diarrhoea symptom in Hamedan, Veterinary School, The University of Urmia, Urmia, Iran.

    International Conference Proceedings: 

    1. Ogunniyi D.A, Khazandi M, Kopecki Z, Hickey E, Venter H, Page S.W, Cowin A.J, Trott D.J (2017) Development of bioluminescent murine models of bacterial infection for preclinical efficacy trials of novel drugs classes. Solutions for Drug-Resistant Infections Conference at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre.

    2.Pi H, Khazandi M, Ogunniyi D.A,. Venter H, Page S, Trott D.J (2017) Characterization of a potential new class of antimicrobial agant for Gram-negative bacteria. International Journal of Antiicrobial Agents.

    3.Al-Farha A, Hemmatzadeh F, Khazandi M, Trott D, Hoare A, Petrovski K (2016). Comparison of PCRs to culture results in detection of Mycoplasma spp. from milk samples from South Australia. World Buiatrics Congress. UK. Dublin.

    4.Al-Farha A, Hemmatzadeh F, Khazandi M, Trott D, Hoare A, Petrovski K (2016). Survivability of Mycoplasma spp. isolated from milk samples from South Australia in different storage conditions. World Buiatrics Congress. UK. Dublin.

    5.Abraham RJ, Wong HS, Khazandi M, Abraham S, Page SW, O’Handley R, Trott DJ (2015) Evaluating the efficacy of three potential antibacterial agents in vitro; NCL812, NCL062 and NCL099, Australian Society for Antimicrobials Annual Scientific Meeting, Brisbane Australia.

    6.Hickey E, Page S, Coombs G, Khazandi M, Abraham S, Trott DJ (2015) In vitro efficacy of ionophores against methicillin-resistant staphylococci, Australian Society for Antimicrobials Annual Scientific Meeting, Brisbane Australia.

    7.Hickey E, Wong H, Khazandi M, Ogunniyi A, Petrovski K, Garg S, Page S and D Trott (2015) Repurposing ionophores as a treatment for Gram-Positive bovine mastitis pathogens. 55th Annual Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy San Diego, CA Sept 17th-21st.

    8.Trott D, Hickey E, Devathasan, D, Khazandi M, Siak M, Burrows M, Garg S, Page S (2014) New treatment modalities for methicillin-resistant staphylococci infections in dogs. Australian College of Veterinary Sciences College Science Week, Dermatology Chapter, Surfers Paradise, Queensland.

    9.Piro D, Speight N, Khazandi M, Abraham S, Gillet A, Boardman W, Trott D (2013)` Koala Tannin-Degrading Bacteria in the Faeces of South Australian and Queensland Koalas, Australian Society for Microbiology Annual Scientific Meeting 2013.













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