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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 ...
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 ...
The prevalence of diabetes mellitus and pancreatitis complications in HIV infected individuals in Nyeri District
Advanced HIV infection causes acquired immunodefiency syndrome (AIDS) a condition in human in which the immune system is unable to fight off other diseases and other opportunistic infections. Upon entry, HIV infects vital ...