Staff Profiles

Mrs. Garesego Fredah Koto

  • MSc in Clinical Microbiology; 2013- 2014 Queen Mary University of London: United Kingdom
  • Medical Laboratory Scientist completion; 2010- 2011 University of Botswana: Botswana
  • Diploma Medical Laboratory Technology; 2004-2007 University of Botswana: Botswana


I currently teach medical microbiology courses in the faculty of health sciences and undertake research in the department which also involves supervising undergraduate and postgraduate students. I have experience working in a clinical laboratory as well as a research laboratory.

  • Medical Virology 
  • Medical Parasitology
  • Medical Bacteriology I 
  • Medical Bacteriology II

Antimicrobial resistance currently ESBL producing Klebsiella pneumoniae 

  • Bacterial pathogens: nosocomial pathogens, community acquired infections, gram positives and gram negatives but not limited to afore mentioned.
  • Viral pathogens- HIV, Hepatitis, HSV, HPV
  • Antimicrobial resistance
  • Parasitic infections

Kasvosve I, Tshwenyego U, Phuthego T, Koto G, Zachariah M, Nyepetsi N.G and Motswaledi M.S, 2014, Serum ferritin concentration is affected by ferroportin Q248H mutation in Africans. Clinica Chimica Acts, 444, pg 257-259.

In pursuit of academic excellence