Developing microbiology/population studies

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About this theme

In this workstream we undertake epidemiological studies and develop and consolidate laboratory tools for the study of infectious diseases and their transmission to support the evaluation of health protection interventions.

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We conduct studies on carriage epidemiology, including density, to ensure that evaluations of vaccines are appropriately designed and can be correctly interpreted.

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Evaluation of chlamydia screening

We are measuring the impact of the National Chlamydia Screening Programme (NCSP) through developing novel assays and applying evidence synthesis modelling. 

We also provide expertise to responsive research projects.

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