Pedro Fernandez Del Peloso

Pedro Fernandez Del Peloso


Biologist, pursuing a Ph.D. in Medical Sciences at the D’Or Institute for Research and Education. Holds a Master’s degree in Health, Clinical Medicine, and Forensic Technology from the State University of Rio de Janeiro. Clinical Microbiologist with experience in Clinical Analysis Laboratories, focusing on Microbiological Diagnosis, Bacterial Resistance Mechanisms, bacterial identification by mass spectrometry (MALDI-TOF), and Hospital Infection Control Committee. 

Keywords: carbapenemase; AMR; Stewardship; Enterobacterales; Hospital Infection Control Committee (CCIH). 


Ph.D. in progress in Medical Sciences at the D'Or Institute for Research and Education.

Master's degree in Health, Clinical Medicine, and Forensic Technology from the State University of Rio de Janeiro, UERJ.

Bachelor's degree in Biological Sciences (Bachelor and Teaching).





Member of the Clinical Microbiology Committee of the Brazilian Society of Clinical Pathology and Laboratory Medicine (SBPC/ML).

Member of the BrCast Subcommittee (2019-2020).

Selected Publications

Peloso PF. Manual of Clinical Microbiology for the Control of Healthcare-Associated Infections. 2nd ed. Brasília: National Health Surveillance Agency ANVISA, 2013. v. 1. 10p 

Peloso PF, Torres Filho HM, Cassiana. Clinical benefits of an in-house validation method for direct identification of pathogens in positive blood cultures by Matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization time-of–flight mass spectrometry (MALDI-TOF). In: American Society for Microbiology 113th General Meeting, 2013, Denver, CO – USA. Diagnostic Microbiology and Epidemiology, 2013. 

Ribeiro R, Guedes D, Leite CCF, Peloso PFD, Augusto MF, Whitaker CO, Chamon RC, Santos KRN. First Description of Staphylococcus Argenteus Infection at Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. In: ASM MICROBE ON LINE, 2020. Diagnostic Bacteriology, 2020. 

Pires BMFB, de Oliveira BGRB, de Oliveira FP, de Almeida Silva KCF, Del Peloso PF, Ferreira-Carvalho BT, de Paula GR, Teixeira LA. Ciprofloxacin-Resistant Kerstersia gyiorum Isolated From a Chronic Wound in Brazil: A Case Report. Wound Manag Prev. 2020 Oct;66(10):42-45. PMID: 33048830.  

Peloso PFD, Bozza FA, Peloso V. Molecular epidemiology and mechanisms of resistance to carbapenem in Enterobacterales collected during a multi-centre study. In: European Congress of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases (ECCMID), 2021. ePoster Sessions, 2021. 


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