Dominik Zenner

Dr Dominik Zenner

Regional Thematic Specialist (Health)
Institution: International Organization for Migration
Current Insitution Location: Belgium


Migration Health Research Area/Expertise
Dr. Dominik Zenner is Consultant Epidemiologist in the national TB section at the National Infection Service, PHE Colindale and head of TB screening. He is dually accredited and also a practicing General Practitioner in London. He has a keen academic and strategic interest in TB surveillance, control and screening and helped develop and implementing the TB strategy for England. He currently leads the roll out of the national LTBI screening programme in England, a £10 million funded key intervention of the national strategy and also leads on the UK pre-entry screening programme for active TB.
He is Associate Editor to the Journal of Infectious Diseases in Developing Countries and PHE senior representative to the British Paediatric Surveillance Unit. He has published widely on infectious disease epidemiological subjects including several high impact publications on TB and holds honorary posts as Senior Clinical Lecturer in Imperial College, London and University College London. He has won several prizes for TB-related studies, including the Young Investigator award from the European Respiratory Society for his work on TB in Pregnancy and his work has informed national and international policy, including WHO guidelines.

Research Focus/Expertise on Relevant Migrant Categories
International/Cross-Border Migration
Asylum seekers (Children, Adolescents, Adults, Elderly)
Humanitarian entrants/ Refugee resettlement programs (Children, Adolescents, Adults, Elderly)
International migrant workers (Children, Adolescents, Adults, Elderly)
International students (Children, Adolescents, Adults, Elderly)
Refugees (Children, Adolescents, Adults, Elderly)
Family Reunification (Children, Adolescents, Adults, Elderly)

Relevant Publications

Title Author Year Published Link to Publication
Tuberculosis in migrants moving from high-incidence to low-incidence countries: a population-based cohort study of 519 955 migrants screened before entry to England, Wales, and Northern Ireland Robert Aldridge, Dominik Zenner, Peter White, Elizabeth Williamson, Morris Muzyamba, Poonam Dhavan, Davide Mosca, Lucy Thomas, Maeve Lalor, Ibrahim Abubakar, Andrew Hayward
Crisis-Affected Populations and Tuberculosis Dominik Zenner
The impact of migration on tuberculosis epidemiology and control in high-income countries: a review Manish Pareek, Christina Greenaway, Teymur Noori, Jose Munoz, Dominik Zenner
Epidemiology of Mycobacterium bovis Disease in Humans in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland, 2002-2014 Jennifer A. Davidson, Miranda G. Loutet, Catherine O'Connor, Cathriona Kearns, Robert M. Smith, Maeve K. Lalor, H. Lucy Thomas, Ibrahim Abubakar, Dominik Zenner
Latent tuberculous screening of recent migrants attending language classes: a cohort study and cost analysis M. Usdin, M. Dedicoat, R. Gajraj, P. Harrison, H. Kaur, K. Duffield, C.-L. Walker, Y. Akram, V. Aiyedun, H. Mohamed, D. Zenner
Capacity strengthening through pre-migration tuberculosis screening programmes: IRHWG experiences P. Douglas, D. L. Posey, D. Zenner, J. Robson, I. Abubakar, G. Giovinazzo
Prevention and assessment of infectious diseases among children and adult migrants arriving to the European Union/European Economic Association: A protocol for a suite of systematic reviews for public health and health systems K. Pottie, C. Greenaway, B.-A. Biggs, A. Mayhew, R. Morton, D. Zenner, T. Noori
Treatment of Latent Tuberculosis: A Network Meta-Analysis - Update D. Zenner, N. Beer, R. Harris, M. Lipman, H. Stagg, M.J. van der Werf
Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of screening migrants for active tuberculosis and latent tuberculosis infection: a narrative review of the evidence Dominik Zenner, Hannah Hafezi, Jessica Potter, Suzanna Capone, Alberto Matteelli
Evaluating 17 years of latent tuberculosis infection screening in north-west England: a retrospective cohort study of reactivation Dominik Zenner, Miranda G. Loutet, Ross Harris, Stephen Wilson, L. Peter Ormerod
Tuberculosis and latent tuberculous infection screening of migrants in Europe: comparative analysis of policies, surveillance systems and results H. Kunst, M. Burman, T. M. Arnesen, L. Fiebig, M-P. Hergens, O. Kalkouni, E. Klinkenberg, À. Orcau, H. Soini, G. Sotgiu, D. Zenner, G. de Vries
Prevalence of and risk factors for active tuberculosis in migrants screened before entry to the UK: a population-based cross-sectional study Robert W Aldridge, Dominik Zenner, Peter J White, Morris C Muzyamba, Miranda Loutet, Poonam Dhavan, Davide Mosca, Andrew C Hayward, Ibrahim Abubakar
Diagnosis of Latent Tuberculosis Infection in HIV-infected Pregnant Women. "Baby Steps" toward Better Tuberculosis Control in Pregnancy Dominik Zenner, David Ashkin
Tackling the public health needs of refugees Ines Campos-Matos, Dominik Zenner, Gemma Smith, Paul Cosford, Hilary Kirkbride
A collaborative strategy to tackle tuberculosis in England Ibrahim Abubakar, H. Lucy Thomas, Mike Morgan, Sarah Anderson, Dominik Zenner, Paul Cosford
Treatment of latent tuberculosis infection Dominik Zenner, Helen R. Stagg, Ross J. Harris, Ibrahim Abubakar
Impact of TB on the survival of people living with HIV infection in England, Wales and Northern Ireland Dominik Zenner, Ibrahim Abubakar, Stefano Conti, Rishi K. Gupta, Zheng Yin, Meaghan Kall, Michelle Kruijshaar, Brian Rice, H. Lucy Thomas, Anton Pozniak, Marc Lipman, Valerie Delpech
'Pre-entry screening for tuberculosis' commentary: authors' response Robert W. Aldridge, Tom A. Yates, Dominik Zenner, Peter J. White, Ibrahim Abubakar, Andrew C. Hayward
CD4+ cell count responses to antiretroviral therapy are not impaired in HIV-infected individuals with tuberculosis co-infection Rishi K. Gupta, Alison E. Brown, Dominik Zenner, Brian Rice, Zheng Yin, H. Lucy Thomas, Anton Pozniak, Ibrahim Abubakar, Valerie Delpech, Marc Lipman
Does antiretroviral therapy reduce HIV-associated tuberculosis incidence to background rates? A national observational cohort study from England, Wales, and Northern Ireland Rishi K. Gupta, Brian Rice, Alison E. Brown, H. Lucy Thomas, Dominik Zenner, Laura Anderson, Debora Pedrazzoli, Anton Pozniak, Ibrahim Abubakar, Valerie Delpech, Marc Lipman
Treating latent TB in primary care: a survey of enablers and barriers among UK General Practitioners Christina Atchison, Dominik Zenner, Lily Barnett, Manish Pareek
Transmission of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in the UK: a cross-sectional molecular and epidemiological study of clustering and contact tracing Laura F. Anderson, Surinder Tamne, Timothy Brown, John P. Watson, Catherine Mullarkey, Dominik Zenner, Ibrahim Abubakar
Till receipts - a new approach for investigating outbreaks? Evaluation during a large Salmonella Enteritidis phage type 14b outbreak in a north west London takeaway restaurant, September 2009 D. Zenner, J. Zoellner, A. Charlett, W. Marmairis, C. Lane, J. Chow
Treatment of Latent Tuberculosis Infection: A Network Meta-analysis Helen R. Stagg, Dominik Zenner, Ross J. Harris, Laura Muñoz, Marc C. Lipman, Ibrahim Abubakar
Pre-entry screening programmes for tuberculosis in migrants to low-incidence countries: a systematic review and meta-analysis Robert W. Aldridge, Tom A. Yates, Dominik Zenner, Peter J. White, Ibrahim Abubakar, Andrew C. Hayward
The resurgence of tuberculosis and the implications for primary care Louise Pealing, David Moore, Dominik Zenner
Tracking sickness through social networks - the practical use of social network mapping in supporting the management of an E. coli O157 outbreak in a primary school in London D. Devakumar, A. Kitching, D. Zenner, A. Tostmann, M. Meltzer
The serotype case-case design: a direct comparison of a novel methodology with a case-control study in a national Salmonella Enteritidis PT14b outbreak in England and Wales D. Zenner, K. Janmohamed, C. Lane, C. Little, A. Charlett, G. K. Adak, D. Morgan
Active case finding for tuberculosis among high-risk groups in low-incidence countries D. Zenner, J. Southern, R. van Hest, G. DeVries, H. R. Stagg, D. Antoine, I. Abubakar
Reversing the tide of the UK tuberculosis epidemic Dominik Zenner, Alimuddin Zumla, Paramjit Gill, Paul Cosford, Ibrahim Abubakar
Multiple patients with carbon monoxide toxicity from water-pipe smoking Simon F. J. Clarke, Caroline Stephens, Maisse Farhan, Patricia Ward, Catherine Keshishian, Virginia Murray, Dominik Zenner
Should young people be paid for getting tested? A national comparative study to evaluate patient financial incentives for chlamydia screening Dominik Zenner, Darko Molinar, Tom Nichols, Johanna Riha, Mary Macintosh, Anthony Nardone
Predictive power of Koplik's spots for the diagnosis of measles Dominik Zenner, Luis Nacul
Risk of Tuberculosis in Pregnancy: A National, Primary Care-based Cohort and Self-controlled Case Series Study Dominik Zenner, Michelle E. Kruijshaar, Nick Andrews, Ibrahim Abubakar
National outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis phage type 14b in England, September to December 2009: case-control study K. Janmohamed, D. Zenner, C. Little, C. Lane, J. Wain, A. Charlett, B. Adak, D. Morgan
European Antibiotic Awareness Day 2011: antibiotics--a powerful tool and a dwindling resource Dominik Zenner, Nandini Shetty
Travel-associated salmonella and campylobacter gastroenteritis in England: estimation of under-ascertainment through national laboratory surveillance Dominik Zenner, Iain Gillespie
Health of caravan park residents: a pilot cross-sectional study in the East Riding of Yorkshire Dominik Zenner, Tim Allison
Clostridium perfringens in London, July 2009: two weddings and an outbreak J. Eriksen, D. Zenner, S. R. Anderson, K. Grant, D. Kumar
HIV prone occupational exposures: epidemiology and factors associated with initiation of post-exposure prophylaxis D. Zenner, S. Tomkins, A. Charlett, K. Wellings, F. Ncube