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Call Career Development Fellowship (CDF)
Programme EDCTP2
Start Date 2017-06-01
End Date 2020-05-31
Project Code TMA2015CDF1033
Status Active

Title

Nasopharyngeal and Lung Microbiota in HIV Positive Children Presenting with Respiratory Disease

Objectives

1.Characterise the microbiota of the nasopharyngeal and lung niche of HIV positive and negative children 2. Correlate specific microbiota with the respiratory disease and outcomes in HIV infected and non-infected children. 3.Determine the risk factors associated with exposure to specific microbiota.

Host Organisation

Institution Country
Kumasi Centre for Collaborative Research in Tropical Medicine (KCCR) Ghana

Participants

Name Institution Country
Prof Hubert Endz Fondation Merieux France

Study Design

Mixed case-control and longitudinal study design

Sites

Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital

Phd Study

Title University Start Date End Date
Human Coronaviruses associated with respiratory tract infections in children Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology 2011-09-01 2014-07-01

Students Supervised

Type Name Title University Start Date End Date
FWACP Lotenna Elsie Kalu Dr West African College of Physicians and Surgeons 2017 2019
MSc Eric Adu Mr Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology 2018 2020
MSc Eugene Adu Mr Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology 2018 2020

Publications

Trop. Med. Infect. Dis
Trop. Med. Infect. Dis

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