Professional background

  • Graduated Imperial College London.
  • Trained in the UK And India.
  • Consultant in Parasitology, Tropical Medicine and Infectious Diseases at the Hospital for Tropical Diseases (HTD), UCLH.
  • Leads the diagnostic parasitology service at HTD.
  • Leads the echinococcosis and neuroparasitology multidisciplinary team at HTD.
  • Consultant Specialty Lead for Parasitology at Health Services Laboratory (HSL).

Research interests

Echinococcosis, diagnostic parasitology, drug resistance in parasites.


Nabarro LE, McCann N, Herdman MT, Dugan C, Ladhani S, Patel D, Morris-Jones S, Balasegaram S, Heyderman RS, Brown M, Parry CM, Godbole G. 2022. British Infection Association Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Enteric Fever in England. J Infect. 2022 Apr; 84(4):469-489.

De Wilton A, Nabarro LE, Godbole GS, Chiodini PL, Boyd A, Woods K. Risk of Strongyloides Hyperinfection Syndrome when prescribing dexamethasone in severe COVID-19. Travel Med Infect Dis. 2021 Mar-Apr; 40:101981. 

Svrckova P, Nabarro LE, Chiodini PL, Jager HR. Disseminated cerebral hydatid disease (multiple intracranial echinococcosis).Practical Neurology 2019;19:156-163.

Nabarro LE, Nolder D., Broderick C, Nadjm B, Smith V, Blaze M, Checkley AM, Chiodini PL, Sutherland CJ, Whitty CJM. Geographical and temporal trends and seasonal relapse in Plasmodium ovale  spp. and Plasmodium malariae infections imported to the UK between 1987 and 2015. BMC Med. 2018 Nov 27;16(1):218

Carter ER, Nabarro LE, Hedley L, Chiodini PL. Nitroimidazole-refractory giardiasis: a growing problem requiring rational solutions Clin Microbiol Infect. 2018 Jan; 24(1):37-42

Shankar C, Veeraraghavan B, Nabarro LE, Ravi R, Ragupathi NKD, Rupali P. Whole genome analysis of hypervirulent Klebsiella pneumoniae isolates from community and hospital acquired blood stream infection. BMC Microbiol. 2018 Jan 8;18(1):6

Nabarro LEB, Shankar C, Prakasam A, Mathew G, Jeyaseelan V, Veeraraghavan B, Valsan PV. Clinical and bacterial risk factors for mortality in children with carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae bloodstream infections in India. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2017 Jun;36(6)

Pragian AK, Shankar C, Veeraraghavan B, Biswas I, Nabarro LE, Ananthan FY, George B, Varghese S. Molecular mechanisms of colistin resistance in Klebsiella pneumoniae causing bacteremia from India- a first report. Front Microbiol. 2017 Jan 9;7:2135

Nabarro LE, Aggarwal D, Armstrong M, Lockwood D. The use of steroids and thalidomide in the management of erythema nodosum leprosum at the Hospital for Tropical Diseases, London. Leprosy Review. June 2016

Nabarro  LEB, Lever RA, Armstrong M, Chiodini PL. Increased incidence of nitroimidazole refractory giardiasis at the Hospital for Tropical Diseases, London: 2008-2013

Clin Microbiol Infect. 2015 Aug;21(8):791-6

Nabarro LE, Amin Z, Chiodini PL. Current management of cystic echinococcosis; a survey of specialist practice. Clin Infect Dis. 2015 Mar 1;60(5):721-8