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Ben Amos

  • PhD
  • Consultant in Microbiology
  • Fleming Fund
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  • 689CitationsNumber of citations received by Ben's publications. Updated daily.

Research interests

Causes of fever in African children Non-typhoid Salmonella


I live and work in a hospital in rural Tanzania providing clinical laboratory services particularly bacteriology and CD4-lymphocyte counting. I am involved in clinical research on the causes and treatment of febrile illness in African children.

Co-authors (230)

  • Sam Scotcher
  • Behzad Nadjm
  • David Meiklejohn
  • James Wood
  • Heidi Albert
  • george mtove

Publications (5)

  • Use of the p24 Antigen to Evaluate Virological Failure among HIV-1-Infected Patients Receiving Antiretroviral Treatment in Tanzania

    • MS M
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  • An extended genotyping framework for Salmonella enterica serovar Typhi, the cause of human typhoid

    • Wong V
    • Baker S
    • Connor T
    • et al.
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  • Molecular Surveillance Identifies Multiple Transmissions of Typhoid in West Africa

    • Wong V
    • Holt K
    • Okoro C
    • et al.
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  • Performance of Interferon-Gamma and IP-10 Release Assays for Diagnosing Latent Tuberculosis Infections in Patients with Concurrent Malaria in Tanzania

    • Drabe C
    • Vestergaard L
    • Helleberg M
    • et al.
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  • Point of Care assessment of C-Reactive Protein and white blood cell count to identify bacterial aetiologies in malaria negative paediatric fevers in Tanzania

    • Hildenwall H
    • Muro F
    • Jansson J
    • et al.
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Professional experience

Consultant in Microbiology

Fleming Fund

November 2016 - Present


Teule Hospital

September 2002 - June 2012(10 years)

Education history


The University of Birmingham

October 1989 - June 1992(3 years)