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Research Article

Post-Operative Recurrent Trachomatous Trichiasis Is Associated with Increased Conjunctival Expression of S100A7 (Psoriasin)

  • Matthew J. Burton mail,

    matthew.burton@lshtm.ac.uk

    Affiliations: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom, Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre, Moshi, Tanzania, NIHR Biomedical Research Centre, Moorfields Eye Hospital and UCL Institute of Ophthalmology and UCL Partners AHSC, London, United Kingdom

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  • Saul N. Rajak,

    Affiliation: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

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  • Athumani Ramadhani,

    Affiliation: Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre, Moshi, Tanzania

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  • Helen A. Weiss,

    Affiliation: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

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  • Esmael Habtamu,

    Affiliation: The Carter Center, Bahir Dar, Ethiopia

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  • Baye Abera,

    Affiliation: Bahir Dar University, Bahir Dar, Ethiopia

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  • Paul M. Emerson,

    Affiliation: The Carter Center, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Peng T. Khaw,

    Affiliation: NIHR Biomedical Research Centre, Moorfields Eye Hospital and UCL Institute of Ophthalmology and UCL Partners AHSC, London, United Kingdom

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  • David C. W. Mabey,

    Affiliation: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

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  • Martin J. Holland,

    Affiliation: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

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  • Robin L. Bailey

    Affiliation: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

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  • Published: December 20, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001985

About the Authors

Matthew J. Burton, Saul N. Rajak, Helen A. Weiss, David C. W. Mabey, Martin J. Holland, Robin L. Bailey
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
Matthew J. Burton, Athumani Ramadhani
Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre, Moshi, Tanzania
Matthew J. Burton, Peng T. Khaw
NIHR Biomedical Research Centre, Moorfields Eye Hospital and UCL Institute of Ophthalmology and UCL Partners AHSC, London, United Kingdom
Esmael Habtamu
The Carter Center, Bahir Dar, Ethiopia
Baye Abera
Bahir Dar University, Bahir Dar, Ethiopia
Paul M. Emerson
The Carter Center, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: matthew.burton@lshtm.ac.uk

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MJB PME PTK DCWM MJH RLB. Performed the experiments: MJB SNR AR EH BA. Analyzed the data: MJB SNR HAW. Wrote the paper: MJB. Edited the paper: SNR AR HAW EH BA PME PTK DCWM MJH RLB.