Risk factors for acquisition of scrub typhus in children in southern India


  • Dr Winsley Rose

    Christian Medical College

Project summary

Winsley is a paediatric infectious disease specialist based at Christian Medical College, Vellore, and has a special interest in infectious disease epidemiology. His proposed research is a case-control study to determine the risk factors for acquiring scrub typhus in children. He plans to combine this information with a vector survey at the likely site of acquisition. At the end of the study, he hopes to provide recommendations for prevention of scrub typhus in children.

This grant was awarded under the scheme's previous name of Master's Fellowships in Public Health and Tropical Medicine.