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The prevalence of Cryptosporidium parvum and its relationship to the nutritional status of HIV- positive children suffering from diarrhea in Western Kenya
(Kenya Society of Microbiology, 2005-10-17)
In this study, prevalence of Cryptosporidium parvum was studied in relationship to nutrition amongst HIV positive children with diarrhea as a presenting sign. Watery to loose stool and whole blood specimen were collected ...
Increased circulating interleukin (IL)-23 in children with malarial anemia: in vivo and in vitro relationship with co-regulatory cytokines IL-12 and IL-10
(Academic Press, 2008)
Severe malarial anemia (SMA) is a leading cause of mortality among children in sub-Saharan Africa. Although the novel cytokine, interleukin (IL)-23, promotes anemia in chronic inflammatory diseases, the role of IL-23 in ...
Hematological Characteristics of Infants and Young Children Presenting with Different Levels of Malarial Anemia at a Rural District Hospital in Western Kenya.
(American Society of Hematology, 2006)
n areas of intense P. falciparum exposure, such as western Kenya, the most lethal complication of malaria is severe malarial anemia (SMA). The pathogenesis of SMA is multi-factorial and not fully understood. Our ongoing ...
Accuracy of an anaemia scoring chart applied on goats in sub-humid Kenya and its potential for control of Haemonchus contortus infections
We tested the practical application of an anaemia scoring chart (the FAMACHA© chart) as a method for controlling Haemonchus contortus in goats kept under smallholder conditions in a sub-humid area of Central Kenya. The ...
Preliminary study of the prevalence of helminths and their associated pathological lesions in four fish species from River Tana
(Inter-African Bureau for Animal Resources, 2008)
A preliminary study was carried out between January and May 2006 to investigate the prevalence of helminths and their pathological lesions in four species of fish. A total of 43 fresh fish from the Tana River, sold at the ...
Prevalence of porcine cysticercosis and risk factors for Taenia solium taeniosis in Funyula Division of Busia District, Kenya
(Kenya veterinarian, 2005)
The prevalence of Cysticercus cellulosae in pigs was studied by antemortem lingual examination while the risk factors for Taenia solium taeniosis were evaluated by administration of a standard questionnaire. Antemortem ...
Gastrointestinal Parasite Infections Of Sheep And Goats In A Semi-arid Area Of Machakos District, Kenya
(University of Nairobi University archive, 2004)
A survey of gastrointestinal parasite and liver fluke infections of small ruminants was conducted for 18 months on two farms in Kathiani Division of Machakos District, Kenya. The effects of host species, season and age on ...
Halitusis: Analysis of the various contribution sites
(university of Nairobi reaserch archive, 2002)
o remove or modify fluorotic enamel stains using a combined chemical micro-abrasion and bleaching technique. Design: An in-vivo study was carried out. A sample of 21 participants was randomly selected from patients ...
Prevalence of porcine cysticercosis and risk factors for Taenia solim cysticercosis/taeniosis in three divisions of Busia district, Kenya
(Inter-African Bureau for Animal Resources, 2006)
Prevalence of porcine cysticercosis and risk factors for Taenia solim cysticercosis/taeniosis in three divisions of Busia district, Kenya.
Persistence of maternal effects in baboons: Mother's dominance rank at son's conception predicts stress hormone levels in subadult males
(Academic Press, 2008-07-01)
Dominance status and reproductive experience are maternal characteristics that affect offspring traits in diverse taxa, including some cercopithecine primates. Maternal effects of this sort are widespread and are sources ...