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The Sero-epidemiology of Coxiella burnetii in Humans and Cattle,Western Kenya: Evidence from a Cross-Sectional Study
(PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 2016-10-07)
Evidence suggests that the intracellular bacterial pathogen Coxiella burnetii (which causes Q fever) is widespread, with a near global distribution. While there has been increasing attention to Q fever epidemiology in ...
Modelling the risk of Taenia solium exposure from pork produced in western Kenya
(PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 2017-02-17)
The tapeworm Taenia solium is the parasite responsible for neurocysticercosis, a neglected tropical disease of public health importance, thought to cause approximately 1/3 of epilepsy cases across endemic regions. The ...
An integrated study of human and animal infectious disease in the Lake Victoria crescent small-holder crop-livestock production system, Kenya.
(BioMedCentral - BMC Infectious Diseases, 2017-06-30)
The neglected zoonotic diseases (NZD) are an understudied group that are a major cause of illness throughout the developing world. In general, little is known about the prevalence and burden of NZDs in affected communities, ...