Chanishvili, N.A Literature review of the practical application of bacteriophages, Monograph. 2012. Nova Science Publishers.


Chanishvili, N. Chapter 15: Phage Therapy, In the book:  "Bacterial Infections: Characteristics, Types and Treatment’. 2012, Nova Science Publishers.


Chanishvili, N. Chapter  1. Phage Therapy - History from Twort and dHerelle Through  Soviet Experience to Current Approaches., In: Phage application in medicine and industry. 2012, Antiviral Research (AVR), Elsevier, 83:3-40.


Merabishvili, M.; De Vos, D.; Verbeken, G.; Kropinski, A.; Vandenheuvel, D.; Lavigne R.; Wattiaeu P.; Mast, J.; Ragimbeau, C.; Mossong, J.; Scheres, J.; Chanishvili, N.; Vaneechoutte, M., Pirney J-P. Selection and characterization of a candidate therapeutic bacteriophages that lyses the E.coli O 104: H4 strain from the 2011 outbreak in Germany, 2012, Plos One, 7(12): e52709.


Karumidze, N., Thomas, J. A., Kvatadze, N.; Goderdzishvili, M.; Hakala, K.W.;   Weintraub, S. T.; Alavidze, Z.;  Hardies, S. C.  Characterization of lytic Pseudomonas aeruginosa bacteriophages via biological properties and genomic sequences, Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 2012,  94(6):1609-1617.


Merabishvili, M.; Vervaet, C.; Pirnay, J-P.; De Vos,D.;  Verbeken, G.;  Chanishvili, N.; Vaneechoutte, M. Stability of Staphylococcus aureus phage ISP after freeze-drying (lyophilization), and review of bacteriophage lyophilization literature. 2013, PLoS One. 2013; 8(7): e68797 


Rigvava, S.; Tchkonia, I.; Goderdzishvili, M.; Jgenti, D.; Dvalidze, D.; Carpino, J.  Comparative Analyses of Biological and Physical Properties of Enterococcus faecalis Bacteriophage vB_EfS_3 and Streptococcus mitis Bacteriophage vB_SmitisM_2. 2013,  Canadian Journal of Microbiology,  59(1): 18-21.


Kutter, E.M.; Gvasalia, G.; Alavidze, Z.Brewster, E. Phage Therapy, In:  Biotherapy - History, 2013, Principles and Practice, 191-231.


Karumidze, N.; Kusradze, I.; Rigvava, S.; Goderdzishvili, M.; Rajakumar, K.; Alavidze, Z. Isolation and Characterisation of Lytic Bacteriophages of Klebsiella pneumoniae and Klebsiella oxytoca. 2013, Current Microbiology, 66(3):251-258.


Yilmaz, C.;  Colak, M.; Yilmaz, B.; Ersoz, G.; Kutateladze, M.; Gozlugol, M. Bacteriophage therapy in implant-related infections, an experimental study. 2013, J. of Bone and Joint Surgery, 95:117-125.


Hughes, D.; Bolkvadze, D.; Balarjishvili, N.; Leshkasheli, L.; Ryan, M.;  Burke, L.; Stevens, N.; Humphreys, H.; Kutateladze, M. The susceptibility of extended beta-lactamase (ESBL)-producing E.coli to commercial and laboratory bacteriophages. 2013, J.Antimicrob.Chemother, doi:10.1093/jac/dkt453


Jaiani, E.; Kokashvili, T.; Janelidze, N.; Mitaishvili, N.; Elbakidze,  T.; Lashkhi, N.; Tsetrsvadze, G.; Kalandandze, R.; Mikashavidze, E.; Whitehouse, C.A.; Huq, A.; Tediashvili, M. Evaluation of microbial pollution in recreational water reservoirs near Tbilisi, Georgia. 2013, J. Water Health, 11(2):333-45


Kokashvili, T.; Elbakidze,  T.A; Jaiani, E.G; Janelidze, N.T; Kamkamidze, G.K; Whitehouse, C.A;  Huq,  A,; Tediashvili,  M.G.  Comparative phenotypic characterization of Vibrio cholera isolates collected in from the aquatic environments of Georgia. 2013, GMN, 11( 224):55-62



Tevdoradze E.; Kvachadze, L,: Kutateladze, M.; Stewart, Ch.  Bactericidal genes of Staphylococcal bacteriophage Sb-1. 2014, Curr. Microbiol., 68(2):204-210 doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0068797

Verbeken, G.; Huys, I.; Pirnay, J-P.; Jennes, S.;  Chanishvili, N.;  Scheres, J.;  Górski, A.; De Vos, D.; Ceulemans, C. Taking Bacteriophage Therapy Seriously: A Moral Argument. 2014,  BioMed Research International,  Article ID: 621316,  2014. doi:10.1155/2014/621316

Kutter, E.; Borysowski, J.; Międzybrodzki, R.; Górski, A.; Weber-Dąbrowska, B.;  Kutateladze, M.; Alavidze, Z.; Goderdzishvili, M.; Adamia, R. Chapter 11: Clinical Phage Therapy, In the book: Phage Therapy: Current Research and Applications, 2014, Editor: Jan Borysowski, Ryszard Międzybrodzki and Andrzej Górski, Caister Academic Press

Haley, B.J.; Kokashvili, T.; Tskshvediani, A.; Janelidze, N.; Mitaishvili, N.; Grim, C.J.; de Magny, K.; Chen, A.J.; Taviani, E.; Eliashvili, T.; Tediashvili, M.; Whitehouse, C.A.; Colwell, R.; Huq, A. Molecular diversity and predictability of Vibrio parahaemolyticus along the Georgian coastal zone of the Black Sea. 2014, Front. Microbiol. 5:45. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2014.00045

Kutateladze, M. Experience of the Eliava Institute in bacteriophage therapy. 2015, Virologica Sinica,  30(1):80-81


Tevdoradze,E., J.; Farlow, A.; Kotorashvili, N.;  Skhirtladze, N.;  Antadze, I.; Gunia, S.; Balarjishvili, N.; Kvachadze, L.; Kutateladze, M. Whole genome sequence comparison of ten diagnostic bacteriophages propagated on two Brucella abortus hosts. 2015, Virology Journal, 12:66. doi:10.1186/s12985-015-0287-3


Sahota, J.S.; Smith, C.M.; Radhakrishnan, P.; Winstanley, C.; Goderdzishvili, M.;  Chanishvili, N.; Kadioglu, A.; O’Callaghan, C.; Clokie MR. Bacteriophage Delivery by Nebulization and Efficacy Against Phenotypically Diverse Pseudomonas aeruginosa from Cystic Fibrosis Patients.2015, Journal of Aerosol Medicine and Pulmonary Drug Delivery .02/2015 


Pirnay, J-P.; Blasdel, B.G.; Bretaudeau, L.; Buckling,A.; Chanishvili, N.; Goderdzishvili, M.; Pouilot, F.; Resch, G.;  Rohde, C.; Scheres, J.; Skurnik, M.; Vaneechoutte, M.; Van Parys, L.; Verbeken, G.; Zizi, M.;  Van den Eed, G. Quality and Safety Requirements for Sustainable Phage Therapy Products. 2015, Pharmaceutical research 01/2015


Balarjishvili N.SH., Kvachadze L.I., Kutateladze M., Meskhi T.SH., Pataridze T.K., Berishvili T.A., Tevdoradze E.SH. Study of new virulent bacteriophages against multi-drag resistant strains of P. aeruginosa. Applied Biochemistry and Microbiology, 2015, 51, N6, DOI: 10.7868/S0555109915060033


Sybesma W., Zbinden R., Chanishvili N., Kutateladze M., Chkhotua A., Ujmajuridze A., Mehnert U., Kessler Th. Bacteriophages, as potential treatment for urinary tract infections. Frontiers in Microbiology, 2016, v. 7, art. 465


Alavidze Z., Aminov R., Betts A., Bardiau M., Caplin J., Chanishvili N., Coffey A., Cooper I., Doskar J., et al. Silk route to the acceptance and re-implementation of bacteriophage