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Mr Robert Butcher

MSc

Research Assistant

Room
266

LSHTM
Keppel Street
London
WC1E 7HT
United Kingdom

Tel.
0207 927 2419

Affiliations

Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases
Department of Clinical Research

Research

My primary research focus is the possible pathogen and host factors which contribute to variation in the clinical presentation of trachoma. I am also interested in the development and evaluation of nucleic acid-based diagnostic assays for the the detection of ocular Chlamydia trachomatis infection.

Research Area
Bacteria
Diagnostics
Disease and Health Conditions
Trachoma
Sexually transmitted infection
Country
Fiji
Kiribati
Solomon Islands
Vanuatu
Region
Pacific island small states

Selected Publications

Mass drug administration of azithromycin for trachoma reduces the prevalence of genital Chlamydia trachomatis infection in the Solomon Islands.
Marks, M.; Bottomley, C.; Tome, H.; Pitakaka, R.; Butcher, R.; Sokana, O.; Kako, H.; Solomon, A.W.; Mabey, D.C.;
2016
Sex Transm Infect
Prevalence of sexually transmitted infections in female clinic attendees in Honiara, Solomon Islands.
Marks, M. ; Kako, H. ; Butcher, R. ; Lauri, B. ; Puiahi, E. ; Pitakaka, R. ; Sokana, O. ; Kilua, G. ; Roth, A. ; Solomon, A.W. ; Mabey, D.C. ;
2015
BMJ Open
Development and Evaluation of a Next-Generation Digital PCR Diagnostic Assay for Ocular Chlamydia trachomatis Infections.
Roberts, C.H. ; Last, A. ; Molina-Gonzalez, S. ; Cassama, E. ; Butcher, R. ; Nabicassa, M. ; McCarthy, E. ; Burr, S.E. ; Mabey, D.C. ; Bailey, R.L. ; Holland, M.J. ;
2013
J Clin Microbiol
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