The NIHR Health Protection Research Unit in Gastrointestinal Infections will explore and explain the distribution of diarrhoeal diseases in the population, establishing for whom the disease burden is greatest and why.

We will resolve how best to deploy novel technologies and develop and apply new methodology for investigating outbreaks and detecting pathogens in the environment.


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HPRU GI Annual Scientific Meeting Awards
Update on Annual Conference on 'Gastrointestinal Infections' for 2017

Posted on: 03/03/2017

'Infectious Science' Event
Join us for 'Infectious Science' on 6 March 2017 - grab a pint and hear the latest on infection research

Posted on: 02/03/2017

New study re-evaluates the total burden of norovirus on the UK
HPRU GI researchers show the number of estimated norovirus cases in the UK have increased by 800,000

Posted on: 13/02/2017


Latest Publications

Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia coli O157, England and Wales, 1983-2012.
Adams NL, Byrne L, Smith GA, Elson R, Harris JP, Salmon R, Smith R, O'Brien SJ, Adak GK, Jenkins C
Emerging Infectious Diseases, 

Whole Genome Sequencing for Public Health Surveillance of Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia coli Other than Serogroup O157
Chattaway MA, Dallman TJ, Gentle A, Wright MJ, Long SE, Ashton PM, Perry NT, and Jenkins C
Frontiers in Microbiology, 26973632

Emergence of extensive fluoroquinolone resistance in Campylobacter gastroenteritis in Liverpool, UK
Stockdale AJ, Beeching NJ, Anson J, Beadsworth MB
Journal of Infection, 26711192

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