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    • The Patterns of Selected Antibiotics Sensitivity and Resistance to Staphylococcus Aureus Isolates 

      Musyoki, Stanslaus Kiilu; Kariuki, Stephen Mwaura; Kemoi, E.K; Mbogori, Elias (International Journal of Scientific and Technology Research, 2016-05)
      Complications of Staphylococcus aureus infection have greatly increased in recent past because of the many invasive procedures, increased cases of immunocompromised individuals, and the uprising tren ds in increased ...
    • PfEMP1 DBLα Sequence Tags in Genomic DNA of P. falciparum Field Isolates from Two Malaria Endemic Sites in Kenya 

      Makokha, Francis W.; Omar, Sabah A.; Kimani, Francis T.; Magoma, Gabriel; Udu, Rahma (Journal of Natural Sciences Research, 2015)
      Background Malaria caused by Plasmodium falciparum remains a major cause of childhood morbidity and mortality in sub- Saharan Africa. PfEMP1 protein, coded for by a family of about sixty variant var genes, is a parasite ...
    • Risk factors for dog bites in Moiben Sub-county, Uasin Gishu county, Kenya 

      Tuwei, Philip Kipchoge; Kariuki, Stephen Mwaura (International Journal of Community Medicine and Public Health, 2017-12)
      Rabies virus still causes human and animal deaths around the world. Human rabies is transmitted by an infected canine. If rabies-infected person is not treated within 48 hours, the virus could move to the central ...
    • The sero-epidemiology of Rift Valley fever in people in the Lake Victoria Basin of western Kenya 

      Cook, Elizabeth Anne Jessie; Grossi-Soyster, Elysse Noel; Glanville, William Anson de; Thomas, Lian Francesca; Kariuki, Samuel; Bronsvoort, Barend Mark de Clare; Wamae, Claire Njeri; LaBeaud, Angelle Desiree; Fèvre, Eric Maurice (PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 2017-06-07)
      Rift Valley fever virus (RVFV) is a zoonotic arbovirus affecting livestock and people. This study was conducted in western Kenya where RVFV outbreaks have not previously been reported. The aims were to document the ...
    • Serological and spatial analysis of alphavirus and flavivirus prevalence and risk factors in a rural community in western Kenya 

      Grossi-Soyster, Elysse N.; Cook, Elizabeth A. J.; Glanville, William A. de; Thomas, Lian F.; Krystosik, Amy R.; Lee, Justin; Wamae, C. Njeri; Kariuki, Samuel; Fèvre, Eric M.; LaBeaud, A. Desiree (PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 2017-10-17)
      Alphaviruses, such as chikungunya virus, and flaviviruses, such as dengue virus, are (re)- emerging arboviruses that are endemic in tropical environments. In Africa, arbovirus infections are often undiagnosed and unreported, ...