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Assessment of performance of prevention of mother to child hiv transmission programme and effects of antiretroviral drugs on selected haematological and biochemical parameters
Mother-to-child transmission of HIV (MTCT) accounts for over 95% of pediatric HIV infections in Kenya. In order to reduce the proportion of pediatric HIV infections, Kenya introduced prevention of mother-to-child transmission ...
Factors influencing patient adherence to antiretroviral treatment at Mbagathi district hospital, Nairobi, Kenya
Antiretroviral therapy was introduced in the mid 1990's as a way of managing HIV (Human Immunodeficiency virus) disease. Nevertheless, the clinical management of HIV disease continues to present major challenges. One of ...
Pathologenic multi-drug resitant escherichia coli from foodhandlers workiing in selected tourist hotels in Nairobi, Kenya
Tourism, an important resource for socio-economic development in Kenya faces great challenges, by among other factors travelers diarrhoea. Contagious diarrheal diseases contribute significantly in the morbidity and mortality ...
Isolation and characterization of neisseria meningitidis implicated in an outbreak of meningitis in West Pokot ditrict, Kenya and South Sudan-April 2006
Meningococcal disease is an acute bacterial infection caused by Neisseria meningitidis and is characterized by sudden onset with fever, intense headache, nausea, vomiting, stiff neck and confusion. Formerly, the case-fatality ...
Microbiological quality and safety of rastrineobola argntea(omena) solid in Kisumu town markets
The Lake Victoria Rastrineobola argentea (omena) is today among the most important commercial fish species, ranking second to Nile perch, R. argentea is a relatively cheap source of animal protein. Sundried omena has also ...
Determination of chemokine co-receptor 2 (CCR2) gene polymorphism from HIV-1 infected patients in Kenya
Since the first cases of Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) were reported in 1981, infection with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) has grown to pandemic proportions, resulting in an estimated 65 million infections ...