Dr Manish Pareek

Associate Clinical Professor in Infectious Diseases

Contact details:

Office: Department of Infection and Tropical Medicine, Leicester Royal Infirmary

Telephone: (+44) (0)116 258 6952

Fax: (+44) (0)116 258 5067

E-mail: mp426@le.ac.uk

Research Interests

  • The identification and prevention of latent tuberculosis infection in high-risk populations –especially migrants and those with HIV infection
  • International and national health policy relating to the identification of infectious diseases (especially active and latent tuberculosis) in migrants
  • Cost-effectiveness of screening migrants for infectious diseases (especially latent tuberculosis infection)


Selected recent publications

  • Pareek M, Bond M, Shorey J, Seneviratne S, Guy M, White P, Lalvani A, Kon OM. Community-based evaluation of immigrant tuberculosis screening using interferon γ release assays and tuberculin skin testing: observational study and economic analysis. Thorax 2013; 68:230-239.
  • Pareek M, Evans J, Innes J, Smith G, Hingley-Wilson S, Lougheed KE, Sridhar S, Dedicoat M, et al. Ethnicity and mycobacterial lineage as determinants of tuberculosis disease phenotype. Thorax 2013; 68:221-229.
  • Pareek M, Baussano I, Abubakar I, Dye C, Lalvani A. Evaluation of immigrant tuberculosis screening in industrialized countries. Emerg Infect Dis 2012; 18:1422-1429.
  • Pareek M, Watson JP, Ormerod LP, Kon OM, Woltmann G, White PJ, Abubakar I, Lalvani A. Screening of immigrants in the UK for imported latent tuberculosis: a multicentre cohort study and cost-effectiveness analysis. Lancet Infect Dis. 2011; 11(6):435-44.
  • Pareek M, Abubakar I, White PJ, Garnett GP, Lalvani A. Tuberculosis screening of migrants to low-burden nations: insights from evaluation of UK practice. Eur Respir J. 2011; 37(5):1175-82.

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