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Prevalence of trichophyton, microsporum and epidermophyton species causing tinea capitis in children aged 3-14 years in Mathare informal settlement, Nairobi, Kenya
Tinea capitis is a worldwide public health problem that affects children below 15 years of age and requires identification of the specific causative fungal agent. The hair and skin of the scalp are associated with symptoms ...
Antimicrobial activity of some medicinal plants used by the Samburu community of Northen Kenya against selected bacterial and fungal pathogens.
Medicinal plants form an integral social and cultural component, and sometimes the only alternative available treatment for health problems. Infectious diseases concern the whole world because they cause an estimated 98% ...
Prevalence, susceptibility patterns and risk factors associated with Staphylococcus aureus presence in marketed milk and milk products within Nairobi city county, Kenya
(Kenyatta University, 2014-09-26)
S. aureus is a major food-borne pathogen that poses a serious threat to our world today. In Kenya, with the continuous water shortage, proper sanitary conditions are not sufficiently met pre-disposing the community to S. ...