The overarching aim of this HPRU is to support and strengthen PHE in its role of protecting England from emerging and zoonotic infections. By bringing together internationally leading researchers at the University of Liverpool (UoL), Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM) and PHE, we will exploit the synergy, world-class facilities, and breadth and depth in relevant research between these institutions.


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Pets, Purity and Pollution: Understanding the Sociology of Hantaviruses
HPRU EZI PhD Student Charlotte Robin's research selected as journal's cover story.

Posted on: 10/01/2018

HPRU EZI 2017 Annual Conference Awards
Update on Annual Scientific Conference on 'Meeting the Challenges and Thinking Ahead' for 2017

Posted on: 14/12/2017

NIHR Health Protection Research Unit in Emerging and Zoonotic Infections Annual Conference 2017
NIHR Health Protection Research Unit in Emerging and Zoonotic Infections 2017 Annual Conference

Posted on: 20/10/2017

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Viral meningitis: current issues in diagnosis and treatment
McGill F, Griffiths MJ, Solomon T
Current Opinion in Infectious Diseases, 28118219

Fletcher TE, Bleeker-Rovers CP, Beeching NJ
Medicine UK, 

The Effect of Nucleic Acid Extraction platforms and sample storage on the integrity of viral RNA for use in whole genome sequencing
Lewandowski K, Bell A, Miles R, Carne S, Wooldridge D, Manso C, Hennessy N, Bailey D, Pullan ST, Gharbia S, Vipond R
Journal of Molecular Diagnostics, 

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