Low Prevalence of Conjunctival Infection with Chlamydia trachomatis in a Treatment-Naive Trachoma-Endemic Region of the Solomon Islands
Robert MR Butcher, Oliver Sokana, Kelvin Jack, Colin K Macleod, Michael E Marks, Eric Kalae, Leslie Sui, Charles Russell, Helena J Tutill, Rachel J Williams, Judith Breuer, Rebecca Willis, Richard T Le Mesurier, David CW Mabey, Anthony W Solomon, Chrissy H Roberts
PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases | PUBLIC LIBRARY SCIENCE | Published : 2016
Awarded by Wellcome Trust
Awarded by United Kingdom's Department for International Development Global Trachoma Mapping Project grant
Awarded by Fred Hollows Foundation Australia
Awarded by European Union
The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript. AWS and RB were supported by the Wellcome Trust (098521/B/12/Z). CHR is supported by the Wellcome Trust Institutional Strategic Support Fund (105609/Z/14/Z). MM is supported by a Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Fellowship (102807/Z/13/Z) The fieldwork was jointly funded by the United Kingdom's Department for International Development Global Trachoma Mapping Project grant (ARIES: 203145) to Sightsavers, and by the Fred Hollows Foundation Australia (FHF 1041). Funding for the laboratory work was provided by the Fred Hollows Foundation Australia (FHF 1041). JB, HT and RJW are members of the PATHSEEK consortium, which is funded by the European Union's Seventh Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement no. 304875. JB also receives funding from the NIHR UCL/UCLH Biomedical Research Centre.