W Sopwith

Summary

Affiliation: Health Protection Agency
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc The changing epidemiology of cryptosporidiosis in North West England
    W Sopwith
    Health Protection Agency, North West Regional Office, Liverpool, UK
    Epidemiol Infect 133:785-93. 2005
  2. pmc Identification of potential environmentally adapted Campylobacter jejuni strain, United Kingdom
    Will Sopwith
    Health Protection Agency, North West, Liverpool, UK
    Emerg Infect Dis 14:1769-73. 2008
  3. pmc Campylobacter jejuni multilocus sequence types in humans, northwest England, 2003-2004
    Will Sopwith
    Health Protection Agency North West, Liverpool, United Kingdom
    Emerg Infect Dis 12:1500-7. 2006
  4. pmc An outbreak no longer: factors contributing to the return of syphilis in Greater Manchester
    M Ashton
    Communicable Disease Surveillance Centre North West, 57a Upper Northgate Street, Chester CH1 4EF, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 79:291-3. 2003
  5. pmc Behind the mask. Journey through an epidemic: some observations of contrasting public health responses to SARS
    Q Syed
    Health Protection Agency North West, Chester, UK Birkenhead and Wirral PCT, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 57:855-6. 2003
  6. doi Norovirus outbreak in a cruise ship sailing around the British Isles: investigation and multi-agency management of an international outbreak
    Roberto Vivancos
    Cheshire and Merseyside Health Protection Unit, Health Protection Agency, Liverpool, United Kingdom
    J Infect 60:478-85. 2010
  7. pmc Investigation of food and environmental exposures relating to the epidemiology of Campylobacter coli in humans in Northwest England
    Will Sopwith
    Health Protection Agency, North West Local and Regional Services, Liverpool, UK
    Appl Environ Microbiol 76:129-35. 2010
  8. doi A national outbreak of verotoxin-producing Escherichia coli O157 associated with consumption of lemon-and-coriander chicken wraps from a supermarket chain
    P J Whittaker
    Health Protection Agency, North West, Liverpool
    Epidemiol Infect 137:375-82. 2009
  9. ncbi Healthcare-associated rotavirus gastroenteritis in a large paediatric hospital in the UK
    N A Cunliffe
    Department of Medical Microbiology and Genitourinary Medicine, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
    J Hosp Infect 67:240-4. 2007
  10. pmc How to deal with influenza: worthwhile surveillance system is in action
    Catherine Quigley
    BMJ 329:1239. 2004

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. pmc The changing epidemiology of cryptosporidiosis in North West England
    W Sopwith
    Health Protection Agency, North West Regional Office, Liverpool, UK
    Epidemiol Infect 133:785-93. 2005
    ..This study highlights the far-reaching public health benefit of local working relationships in addressing re-occurring disease issues...
  2. pmc Identification of potential environmentally adapted Campylobacter jejuni strain, United Kingdom
    Will Sopwith
    Health Protection Agency, North West, Liverpool, UK
    Emerg Infect Dis 14:1769-73. 2008
    ..jejuni type in surface waters. ST-45 is likely more adapted to survival outside a host, making it a key driver of transmission between livestock, environmental, and human settings...
  3. pmc Campylobacter jejuni multilocus sequence types in humans, northwest England, 2003-2004
    Will Sopwith
    Health Protection Agency North West, Liverpool, United Kingdom
    Emerg Infect Dis 12:1500-7. 2006
    ..We demonstrate the ability of MLST to identify variations in the epidemiology of campylobacteriosis between distinct populations and describe the distribution of key subtypes of interest...
  4. pmc An outbreak no longer: factors contributing to the return of syphilis in Greater Manchester
    M Ashton
    Communicable Disease Surveillance Centre North West, 57a Upper Northgate Street, Chester CH1 4EF, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 79:291-3. 2003
    ..In the past few years, increased diagnoses of syphilis have been reported in cities around Britain and Europe. Enhanced surveillance of cases began in 1999 to identify the epidemiology of this increase in Greater Manchester...
  5. pmc Behind the mask. Journey through an epidemic: some observations of contrasting public health responses to SARS
    Q Syed
    Health Protection Agency North West, Chester, UK Birkenhead and Wirral PCT, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 57:855-6. 2003
    ..The public health significance of such potent symbols as the face mask may be considered in strategies to tackle other emerging infections...
  6. doi Norovirus outbreak in a cruise ship sailing around the British Isles: investigation and multi-agency management of an international outbreak
    Roberto Vivancos
    Cheshire and Merseyside Health Protection Unit, Health Protection Agency, Liverpool, United Kingdom
    J Infect 60:478-85. 2010
    ..For this reason it is important to understand the complex patterns of transmission in a closed community. We describe the epidemiological investigation of an outbreak of norovirus during an international cruise...
  7. pmc Investigation of food and environmental exposures relating to the epidemiology of Campylobacter coli in humans in Northwest England
    Will Sopwith
    Health Protection Agency, North West Local and Regional Services, Liverpool, UK
    Appl Environ Microbiol 76:129-35. 2010
    ..There is little evidence to suggest that epidemiological differences between human cases of C. coli and C. jejuni are a result of different food or behavioral exposures alone...
  8. doi A national outbreak of verotoxin-producing Escherichia coli O157 associated with consumption of lemon-and-coriander chicken wraps from a supermarket chain
    P J Whittaker
    Health Protection Agency, North West, Liverpool
    Epidemiol Infect 137:375-82. 2009
    ..The outbreak was probably caused by one contaminated batch of an ingredient in the chicken wrap. Even when current best practice is in place, ready-to-eat foods can still be a risk for widespread infection...
  9. ncbi Healthcare-associated rotavirus gastroenteritis in a large paediatric hospital in the UK
    N A Cunliffe
    Department of Medical Microbiology and Genitourinary Medicine, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
    J Hosp Infect 67:240-4. 2007
    ..Rotavirus vaccines represent a public health tool that could prevent the majority of symptomatic rotavirus infections within this healthcare setting...
  10. pmc How to deal with influenza: worthwhile surveillance system is in action
    Catherine Quigley
    BMJ 329:1239. 2004