Eliava Phage Therapy Center
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3 Gotua Street, Tbilisi, Georgia

Additional Information

How to apply:

  • The first step in preparing for treatment with bacteriophage is sending of a sample from the infected site for bacterial analysis and phage sensitivity testing. Inquire for more details on how to do this via email: info@eptc.ge
  • Provide a short summary of medical history, preferably written by your physician, other relative medical documents
  • We will review your case with our team of physicians and specialists, and suggest a treatment plan based on the sensitivity testing and medical history.

Treatment Options:

  1. Treatment at our clinic – (most effective) – Patients visit the Eliava Phage Therapy Center from around the world to combat antibiotic resistant infections with the Eliava’s unique collection of therapeutic bacteriophages.  Treatment at our clinic under the "complex medical service plan" includes necessary diagnostics from bacteriological analyses to routine blood work, ultrasound, CT, MRI, X-Ray, EMG and all medical tests deemed necessary by our medical team, specialist physician consultations including internal medicine, urology, gynecology, pediatrics, endocrinology, neurology,  ear, nose and throat specialist, dermatology, rehabilitation massage and surgical consultations and treatment with standard bacteriophage preparations and other medicines.
  2. “Distance” treatment with our experienced physicians involved (less, but still effective for some medical conditions), this involves treatment from home country, under the Helsinki Declaration, or the personal importation policy of the FDA (USA). In this case, treatment with our phage medication is performed under the supervision of your doctor. As the medical use of phages is not yet FDA approved, the treatment can be performed only with a written consent of you and your doctor.

Prices for different types of treatment:

Initial bacteriological analysis and phage sensitivity testing:
§ The initial sample tested at the Eliava laboratory is €85; It determines if your bacteria is sensitive to the standard phage preparations or if a custom (autophage) or enhanced phage should be prepared for you.
§ There are over 600 bacteriophages in our collection, sensitivity testing allows identification of the appropriate phage for your particular bacterial strain. It is possible to improve the efficacy of a particular phage against your bacterial strain, or to develop a new custom preparation for bacteria which is resistant to the standard phage preparations

Local treatment (clinic) (most effective):
§ 7-14 days – €3900, for difficult cases – over 14 Days – €3900 + €300 per day
§ includes all medical exams, labs, applications and phages. All additional charges will be explained and agreed upon before they are incurred.
§ Extra cost for сustom prepared “autophage” made on an individual basis (+€1000)
§ Surgery is assessed on a case by case basis and approximate pricing is provided after review of records and bacteriological analysis and phage sensitivity testing.

Distant treatment:
§ €1900 includes online consultation with doctor
§ Repeat bacteriological analyses and phage sensitivity testing
§ Extra cost for сustom prepared “autophage” made on an individual basis (+€1000)
§ Treatment in the USA, where treatment with our phage medication is performed under the supervision of your doctor. As the medical use of phages is not yet FDA approved, the treatment can be performed only with a written consent of you and your doctor. (FDA Regulatory Procedures Manual; Chapter 9: Import Operations And Actions).