Dr Ousman Secka is the Microbiology Laboratory Manager and Head of Tuberculosis (TB) diagnostics of MRC Unit The Gambia (MRCG). In addition, Ousman functions as The Unit’s Microbiologist and Biological Safety Officer. (more…)
A key event for the Laboratory Services Department was the attainment of ISO 15189:2012 accreditation for the Routine Diagnostic Laboratories comprising the Clinical, Serology and Tuberculosis (TB) Diagnostics Laboratories. (more…)
Grant Success for the Evaluation of Host Biomarker-Based Point-of-Care Tests for Targeted Screening for Active Tuberculosis (TB)
Dr Jayne Sutherland, Head TB Immunology Group, has recently been awarded a grant funded by European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) on April 1, 2016.The consortium is lead by Prof Gerhard Walzl of Stellenbosch University – South Africa. (more…)
- Detecting Foci of Malaria Transmission with School Surveys: A Pilot Study in the Gambia.
- The First Phylogeographic Population Structure and Analysis of Transmission Dynamics of M. africanum West African 1- Combining Molecular Data from Benin, Nigeria and Sierra Leone.
- Haematological and biochemical reference values of Gambian infants.