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Dr Rohini Manuel

Last updated: 24 August 2020

Dr Rohini Manuel was appointed to the ACMSF in 2017. She is a Consultant Clinical Microbiologist at the Public Health Laboratory London, National Infection Service, Public Health England. She is the clinical lead for the London regional Clostridium difficile Ribotyping Network service, and an academic member of the NIHR Health Protection Research Unit (HPRU) in Gastrointestinal Infections. In 2016, she acted as Expert Clinical Advisor to Warwick Evidence, one of nine NIHR Technology Assessment Report Teams in the UK, on integrated multiplex PCR tests for identifying gastrointestinal pathogens in people with suspected gastroenteritis.

Dr Manuel is a senior examiner in Medical Microbiology at the Royal College of Pathologists. She has published over 50 papers on infection and public health issues. Her main clinical and academic interests are in gastrointestinal infections and diseases, particularly those affecting immunocompromised individuals. Her specialist area of expertise is mycology and she has presented at multiple fora on mycology related topics. She is a member of the UK Clinical Mycology Network National Steering Group. Since 2012 she has been a member of the Food Standards Agency’s Advisory Committee on Novel Foods and Processes.