Richard Larbi

Richard Larbi

Research Scientist 

KCCR, Ghana

Tel: +233506637961






Network Affiliate


Research Keywords: 

TB, Zoonoses, Clinical trials



Richard Larbi is a research scientist who's research is focused into bacteria such as Mycobacteria tuberculosis, as well as meningitis, ESBL and Zoonosis. But his focus is currently in Mycobacteria Tuberculosis and learning the current tool of bioinformatics to elucidate the bacteria and its biology.


Key Publications:

Esimebia Adjovi Amegashie, Augustina Angelina Annan, Anthony Afum-Adjei Awuah, Richard Larbi, Nicholas Addofoh, Patrick Kwame Feglo, Ellis Owusu-Dabo (2017). Missed opportunities for the diagnosis of Brucella infection among slaughterhouse workers at the Kumasi Abattoir, Ghana. Journal of Epidemiological Research, Vol. 3, No. 2 pp 58-64.

Augustina Annan, Michael Owusu, Kwadwo Sarfo Marfo, Richard Larbi, Francisca Naana Sarpong,Yaw Adu-Sarkodie, Joseph Amankwa, Samuel Fiafemetsi, Christian Drosten, Ellis Owusu-Dabo and Isabella Eckerle (2015). High prevalence of common respiratory viruses and no evidence of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus in Hajj pilgrims returning to Ghana, 2013. Tropical Medicine and International Health, volume 20 no 6 pp 807–812

Denise Myriam Dekker, Ralf Krumkamp, Nimako Sarpong, Hagen Frickmann, Kennedy Gyau Boahen, Michael Frimpong, Renate Asare, Richard Larbi, Ralf Matthias Hagen, Sven Poppert, Wolfgang Rabsch, Florian Marks, Yaw Adu-Sarkodie and Jürgen May (2015). Drinking Water from Dug Wells in Rural Ghana — Salmonella Contamination, Environmental Factors, and Genotypes. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2015, 12, 3535-3546.

Michael Owusu, Augustina Annan, Victor Max Corman, Richard Larbi, Priscilla Anti, Jan Felix Drexler, Olivia Agbenyega, Yaw Adu-Sarkodie, Christian Drosten (2015). Human Coronaviruses Associated with Upper Respiratory Tract Infections in Three Rural Areas of Ghana. PLOS ONE 9(7): e99782