PHLS Meningococcal Reference Unit, Manchester, UK
Development of rapid, high throughput, sensitive and specific non-culture assays for the confirmation of meningococcal and pneumococcal disease is important for accurate estimation of the efficacy of...
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, UK, University of Malawi, Blantyre, Malawi
Malawi has a high incidence of bacterial meningitis among adults.
Imperial College School of Medicine at Hammersmith Hospital, London, UK
The aim of the study is to determine the level of disability, at five years of age, among 256 children in England and Wales.
Queen's Medical Centre, Nottingham, UK, Nottingham Paediatric Cochlear Implant Programme, Nottingham, UK
The aim of this project is to investigate the long-term speech perception and production of a well-defined cohort of young implanted children deafened by meningitis before the acquisition of spoken...
Bristol University, Bristol, UK
The proposal is to develop in vitro models that mimic human cell surfaces which may be encountered by meningococci in a healthy host or after infection / inflammation induced by other microbes.
National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
Pneumococcus is an important agent in meningitis and other invasive infections.