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Anti-plasmodial activity of some Kenyan medicinal plant extracts singly and in combination with chloroquine.
(Phytotherapy Research, 2004-01-05)
Sixty organic and aqueous extracts of eleven plants used for the control of malaria by local communities in Kisii District, Kenya were screened for in vitro anti-plasmodial activity. The plants selection was based on ...
Reference Ranges for Some Biochemical Parameters in Adult Kenyans
(Poracom Academic Publishers, 2009)
PURPOSE: To establish the reference ranges of some biochemical parameters for adult Kenyan population. METHODS: In a prospective involving 1100 healthy blood donors (age: 18-55 yr) in Kenyatta National Hospital, Kenya ...
Antimalarial Activity of Some Plants Traditionally used in Meru district of Kenya
Ten plant extracts commonly used by the Meru community of Kenya were evaluated for the in vitro antiplasmodial, in vivo antimalarial, cytotoxicity and animal toxicity activities. The water and methanol extracts of Ludwigia ...
Anti-HIV-1 activities in extracts from some medicinal plants as assessed in an in vitro biochemical HIV-1 reverse transcriptase assay.
(Phytotherapy Research, 2005-04)
An in vitro HIV-1 reverse transcriptase (RT) assay was used for screening of anti-HIV activity of extracts obtained from some Kenyan medicinal plants. The assay utilises [3H]-methyl thymidine triphosphate (dTTP) as the ...
Evaluation of antigen and antibody rapid detection tests for Trypanosoma evansi infection in camels in Kenya
(Veterinary Parasitology, 2003-05)
The card agglutination test for Trypanosoma evansi (CATT/T. evansi) for the detection of antibodies, and Suratex® for the detection of circulating antigens were compared in a cross-sectional study involving camels in eastern ...